Great Gifts for Kids (that you won’t regret giving them after 5 minutes)

It’s that time of year again!  I absolutely love finding just the right gift for my loved ones. There is nothing better as a parent than seeing the face of your child light up in delight on Christmas morning. I have strong feelings about toys and I’m sure I’m not alone.  I can’t handle things […]


“Ye are the Light of the World” Matthew 5:14 has put together another beautiful Light The World challenge for the approaching Christmas season. You’ll be able to see more here when it launches November 24th. Basically, each day for the 25 days leading up to Christmas, they have selected a scripture to read and […]

Gratitude Journal Inserts

November is possibly my favorite month (Do I say that every month?).  And Thanksgiving is definitely just about my favorite holiday.  I love to spend time focusing on gratitude and intentionally remembering the over-abundance of blessings I have been given.  In that vein, I am delighted to share some Thanksgiving journal inserts with you today. […]

Little Lamb from Bethlehem: A Christ-Centered Tradition

I’ve been on a mission to focus our Christmas celebrations more fully on Christ.  (Check out my Names of Christ Advent  for one way we’ve been doing that over the past couple of years.) It’s tough to do since so much of the marketing and conversation with kids at this time of year is focused on Santa […]

What I’m Into: October 2017

October is my favorite month, and this October has been among the best of the best.  The weather has been perfect, Ethan’s soccer season was awesome (and now it’s over, glory hallelujah).  We’ve had some incredibly full, gorgeous, perfect fall days.  Here’s what I’ve been into this month: Read and Reading I set a goal […]