Review and Giveaway: 52 Weeks to Fortify Your Family

I had the opportunity to receive a review copy of 52 Weeks to Fortify your Family: 5 Minute Messages by Nicole Carpenter of This book is exactly what I have spent years looking for. When we began homeschooling several years ago, I wanted a Latter-Day Saint based devotional to share with my children every morning […]

Slavery and the Underground Railroad Unit Resources (and free notebooking pages)

We have been doing a study of Slavery and the Underground Railroad in our homeschool lately. This is a dark time period to study and has lead to many discussions about race, rights and taking freedom for granted.  It’s been especially poignant for us to study slavery with our little Elijah running around and sharing […]

Review and Giveaway: Premium Scripture Study from Chicken Scratch and Sniff

My friend Camille at Chicken Scratch n Sniff has put together an incredible scripture study resource that I am delighted to share with you today. I have had the privilege of using her Premium Scripture Study program over the past couple of weeks and I’ve been amazed at the talent Camille has for organizing resources to […]

LDS Choristers: FREE Color Your Own Flipcharts for 2015 LDS Primary Songs

As a new LDS Primary chorister, I find it extremely helpful to use flipcharts for the songs we are learning. There are so many great options out there, but I couldn’t find any that were exactly what I wanted. Color copies are expensive so I wanted something I could print in black and white and […]

What I Learned From Being a Foster Parent

After seven years of being a licensed foster family we are not renewing our foster care license this year. Fostering was something we kind of fell into.  It’s not something we worked toward for a long time or talked about extensively.  It felt absolutely right from the first moment we began to discuss it.  And, […]

Our Most Effective Family To-Do List Tool

Want to know our secret for getting stuff done? It’s not an app or a complicated system, but I promise that if used intentionally this will make a huge difference in your life and will lower your stress level. You probably have this tool in your home already. You ready for the big reveal? A […]