Surprise the Kids With the Gift of Disney World

Surprise the Kids With the Gift of Disney World

We haven’t been on a vacation in many years, so we wanted to surprise our girls, 17 and 9, with a Disney World trip. My 17 year old had already been 3 times but it was when she was younger and couldn’t remember much. They had both been asking for Disney...
1 Simple Rule We Need to Teach Our Kids

1 Simple Rule We Need to Teach Our Kids

Somewhere along the way, we have quit teaching the Golden Rule to our kids. You know what the golden rulle is. Right? Well, just in case, let me remind you. Do to others as you would have them do to you. Luke 6:31. Does it sound familiar? Gradually, over time, we quit...
Unique Gift Ideas You Need to Celebrate Mom

Unique Gift Ideas You Need to Celebrate Mom

12 Gift Ideas to Celebrate Mom While we celebrate Mother’s Day once every year, there are always opportunities to help Mom feel special beyond that one day every year. Gift ideas are challenging to me because I usually want to give more than my budget will...
The Forgotten Secret to Stop Bullying

The Forgotten Secret to Stop Bullying

My heart hurts right now. When my 9-year old daughter came home from school the other day, I asked her how her day was. She replied that it “wasn’t too good” and she was sad. I asked her what had happened, and she followed up with, “I sat by myself at recess.” My...
Our Disney World Vacation Experience 2016

Our Disney World Vacation Experience 2016

Just for fun … I’m going to tell you about our Disney World Vacation that we took in Fall of 2016!!!! Since there is so much to tell you, I’m going to divide it up into a mini-series. Haha! This vacation was the first one we had been on in many, many...
Conversation Starters

Conversation Starters

As my kids were growing up, one thing we were able to do really well with them was to connect over dinner. We decided long before we ever had kids, that having family dinners were important to us. As our kids grew, we tried various ideas along the way to incorporate...
Love is a Choice and I Got to do Better

Love is a Choice and I Got to do Better

This has been on my heart for a while now, so I decided that I better write it down. Here goes. How many times have you told someone that you love them? Is it something you say to everyone at church, or maybe when you’ve reached a third date with someone you’re...

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