• Valentine Theme Matching Game

    Valentines Theme Matching Game

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. As such, I’m preparing our activities for the week leading up to the holiday. Three repeat activities from last year and a new one: Valentines Theme Matching Game! This is another holiday I could really take or leave BUT it provides such a wonderful opportunity to do some Bible lessons on LOVE with my little ones. I fully plan to repeat the activities along with suggested readings and scriptures from last year:Super Simple Sun CatchersHomemade ValentinesValentine Panting Boards And introduce a new activity into the mix for this year. Valentines Theme Matching Game! Valentine Theme Matching Game uses edible conversation hearts to motivate and incentivize…

  • Out With 2020 – In With 2021!

    If 2020 wasn’t the year of “oh now what?”, I’m not sure what is/was/could be. Through all the uncertainty and twists and turns, I hope that you were able to sort through the mess and find traces of joy…or dare I even say, goodness? For me, the blessing in disguise was the ability to really pump the breaks and slow things down, especially over the holidays. With family across three states and the expectation that we be everywhere at once (and that we, with our little tribe bear the burden of ALL the travel instead of folks coming to us) — people keeping score about where we spent how much…

  • When You Don’t Have The Words, Pray The Scriptures

    I believe in the power of prayer. I believe evil exists in this world and seeks to steal, kill and destroy. I believe no one is exempt from these demonic influences and God allows a certain amount of suffering for everyone, all the while having it under control in ways we could never imagine. I believe it is our responsibility to teach our children the way they should go so that when they are older they will know which path to choose for themselves. I believe it is our responsibility to interceded on the behalf of our children through prayer – and that it doesn’t stop when our children reach…