Giveaway Winner

Congrats Stephanie Parlee on winning Rory’s Story Cubes!

DIY Dry Erase Picture Frame

My favorite part of summer is having my boys home for extended periods of time allowing us ample opportunities to create special moments and memories together. My boys are still at ages where they love being with me, and they love having projects that we can work on together.  Working on a craft or creation together […]

A Sweet Storytelling Tradition & Giveaway

(Photo courtesy of Rebecca Kryshtalowych) One of my favorite times of the day is bedtime.  It is a sweet time of the day when the kids have quieted down, and their hearts are softened and eager to give and receive.  Sword fights have ceased, the little boy smell has been washed clean and replaced with a […]

Mission Monday Moments

I desire for my children to feel so cherished and loved that they in turn will pour out that love into the lives of others. Matthew 22:36-40 ” ‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’  Jesus replied: ‘ Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  This is the […]

Intentional Summer Memory Making Resources

Click the links below for some excellent summer resources to inspire your journey for an intentional summer.  When we tearfully send our  children back to school this fall, let’s look back fondly over our summer memories knowing we took hold of every single moment.  Intentionally. Summer Survival Tips for Parents (audio podcast May 30th, 2012 Focus […]

Creating Perfect Memories….Imperfectly

Recently, I tried a new approach to hosting a gathering that I must admit was excruciating to implement.   To execute this experiment took self-control and discipline.   The result was freedom.  Freedom and life. Precious family memories have been created in our home when we have spent time sharing our life and our home with our […]