Category: Parenting

Summer

5 Summer Learning Activities for Kids

Today is the first day of summer break, and I have created a list of 5 summer learning activities for kids. I know many of you are excited that you guys made it through virtual school from this pandemic. In our home, we still want somewhat of an educational schedule for Daniel throughout summer. I…
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To Homeschool or Not to Homeschool Next Year

To homeschool or not to homeschool next year is the question I’ve been thinking about for the last two months. I never imagined myself homeschooling our son. Now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all homeschooling our children around the world. Having Daniel home and seeing how well he works and how happy he…
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A Day in the Life of Our 10-year-old During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I wanted to share with you what a week day looks like in the life of our 10-year-old son for you to have some ideas for your school-aged children during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is very important to us to make sure Daniel has structure and routine in his day. Structure and routine help a…
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Mother's Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Weekend Giveaway

We are kicking off monthly giveaways for your family, and the first is this Mother’s Day weekend! We wanted to gift one amazing mom a beautiful new buffalo leather Ivy Birch clutch (see pic below)! Our friend, Jenn Wolfe (who is a wonderful mom!), has started this amazing company called Ivy Birch that is helping…
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Different

It’s Okay for Your Child to be Different

It is totally okay for your child to be different. Have you ever been told that you are shielding your child from too much? I know I have, and I am totally okay with that.  As our 10-year-old has gotten older, I have realized how many shows or even books are not up to our…
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Family Spending Time Together

Raising Children to Become Whole Adults

Robert and I want our son to grow up knowing his identity and to walk in the purpose that he was uniquely created for. We want him to grow up to live a life full of joy, to have a healthy family, and to leave an impact on the world. We believe that all of…
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Family - Photo Credit: The Copper Lens Photography

Two Year Wedding & Family Anniversary

  Today is our two year wedding anniversary, but as we like to say, today is our two year family anniversary! We made a video accompanied by this post to share with you a little bit about our story and how excited we are to be celebrating two years together as a family. Our Family’s…
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Family Time

10 Ideas for Quality Family Time

Quality time is important for every member of the family, especially our children. Our family is our first ministry. You may be asking yourself, what does quality family time look like in your everyday life? Below you will find a few ideas for indoor and outdoor quality time.  Ideas for Quality Family Time Outdoor Take…
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Child Playing

9 Ideas for Your Child’s Independent Play

Having your child make a list of things to do independently can help your child and you a ton! This summer has been quite an adventure with Daniel (our 9-year-old) and I both home together. The first two weeks of summer consisted of him constantly asking me what we are going to do next or…
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Mom Guilt

Overcoming Mom Guilt

Have you ever struggled with mom guilt? The feeling of not feeling good enough as a mother, or trying your best but still losing your temper can be discouraging. Don’t worry momma, I have been there too. Maybe you are the mom that works a lot and have mom guilt from not being able to…
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