Here are a few ways to beef up your Christmas studies at home this holiday. I love taking a virtual trip around America's national parks, and watching Rick Steve's European Christmas! Another favorite of mine is the virtual Yule log crackling on the television, which emulates the same feeling of holiday warmth and cozyness as… Continue reading Educational Christmas Shows on Prime
It's that time of year again when the heartwarming Christmas classics and legends get turned on! Most families have a time-honored tradition of watching Christmas movies. I mean you can't have Christmas without a good movie to go along with it. Am I right?! But... What if traditional Christmas movies aren't your thing? As a… Continue reading Faith-Filled Christmas Movies for Families
Taste. Smell. Touch. Get your hands a little dirty and bring your kids on an Easter experience that uses all five senses. This is a great unit study that is easy to follow and fun to participate in. Geography, art, science, music, and cooking are all fun ways to incorporate Easter learning with a… Continue reading Palm Sunday Unit Study for Kids
Thanks for letting me share some of my favorite short Easter clips with you today! These are fun, short, and engaging videos that tell the Easter story with your family in a kid-friendly way. Trying to explain the death and resurrection to younger ones can sometimes be confusing to grasp. Thankfully, these resources help you… Continue reading Short Easter Videos for Kids
I've been inspired by this prelude into spring around us. The delicate blush pinks and blooms of spring have just began to take notice by those of us who are paying attention to the tiny buds among the leftovers from winter. I love the mustards, citrus grove orange, and soft sage greens found in this… Continue reading Blush + Bloom Master Bedroom
"Do the right thing for the weak and those without a father. Stand up for the rights of those who are suffering and in need."-Psalm 82:3 We have committed to praying daily at 8:23am and 8:23pm. Would you commit to praying along with us? Set a timer and pray at either or both times during… Continue reading India Adoption: Prayer Requests
We have BIG news. We are adopting a child! We are beyond excited and are doing everything we can to be prepared to welcome a beautiful new life into our home. Our hearts have always been to manifest and mobilize the Gospel to youth and families. Over the last several years we believe that God… Continue reading Adopting from India: Your Questions Answered!
I'm highlighting a few of Ly-Guy's recent birthday parties over the years. It's been awhile since I've shared any birthday party posts, so I'm about to flood the next few blog posts with all things birthday! As a birthday keepsake for each kiddo, we document and print a really inexpensive Walgreens mini photo book that… Continue reading Start Your Engines! Ly-Guy Turns 6! Hot Wheels Race Car Birthday Party
I cannot believe that my little buddy is six already. Back when he turned four, we hosted a cute little Construction Site birthday party for him. Look at that adorable smile! For dessert, the kids ate treats from the Concrete Mixer bar. They chose different construction site toppings for their ice cream. I took… Continue reading Stop the Traffic! Ly-Guy Turns 4!
Are you traveling? Hosting? Feeling stressed? I’ve linked up all of my favorite Thanksgiving ideas to keep your family occupied and entertained during the holidays! I know what it's like to keep littles engaged during this time of year. The driving. The long, family gatherings. It can take a toll on everyone. These are my… Continue reading No Prep Thanksgiving Activities for Kids