Our habit focus in the month of May is self-control. We are defining self control as the ability to control the expression of our passions and emotions. We have enjoyed some great conversations about what
We have been at this for awhile, trying to find the right mix of sweetness and texture and the subtle complex flavors of a gummy. We have tried an assortment of recipes and quantity combinations and this
The hose, a few water guns, rags, watering can, and a couple buckets made for a fun and very wet water fight all in the name of "washing the car".
Not a whole lot of cleaning was accomplished, but there
We own this cute little book called Fortunately that has been the starting point for hours of entertainment in the car.
The gist of the story is that something fortunate happens to Ned, and then something
He handed me a fist clutched tight with his prized treasure. "For you mama! Beautiful flowers just for you." His eyes shone bright with pride and as I looked at his childish gift I was struck with how
With Paul's finals for the semester finished we decided to take a whole day together and go to the zoo - this was one of the family "night" activities the boys have been highly anticipating and they were
I love a good book list, so when a friend mentioned she was going to a homeschool book sale and wanted to know what my "must buy" ideas were I was all over ransacking my bookshelf and trying to find the
This was finals week for Paul and he was pretty much missing all week, spending all his time studying. The boys were not fans of the idea of putting family night on hold and I did not have very much energy
Truthfulness was our habit this month, and while I am very thankful that we have not struggled with outright lying in our parenting journey to date, I know truthfulness goes much deeper than just telling
Illustrated Family Bible Stories published by New Leaf Press is a beautifully illustrated Bible story book for children. Over 200 stories are included, giving a pretty comprehensive overview of the