13 Back to School DIY’s

  13 Back to School DIY's Well, it is that time of the year.  Last trips to the beach, end of summer vacation plans, and back to school!  Today I wanted to share some amazing ideas I found on Pinterest to help you make it a great school year.  It is amazing how creative people are so here are some great DIY's for school supplies and projects, the home, and for … [Read more...]

Embrace Who Your Children Are

The night before I had my oldest child, my pastor came to the hospital to pray over us and said something to me I will never forget.  He explained that babies were gifts from the Lord and although we physically have them and take care of them, they always belong to Him.  We all belong to the Lord because we were all created by God.  God entrusted our parents to raise us, just … [Read more...]

Prayer in Marriage

Matthew 10:27 "What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight. What is whispered in your ear, shout from the rooftops." One of the things I realized lately is that my husband and I don't pray together aloud.  Or at least not as much as we should.  We pray at meal and bed times with our sons, and we have taught them to pray for safe travels when we get in the car.  I feel … [Read more...]

Forgive and Live : A Lesson on Matthew 5:22

One of my sister's favorite expressions when dealing with people who are rude is, "Wow, that person must have missed that day in Kindergarten."  "That day" of course referring to the day, week, months or years where that person learned their manners or lack thereof.  Is everyone entitled to a bad day?  Of course, I am not unrealistic.  Should it effect others though?  Probably … [Read more...]

Free Summer Fun for Kids!

What do you do when you are a parent and your kids are home with you all summer?  I learned a few years ago that there is a lot to do in the summer; if you just know where to look!  I am a homeschool Mom, so I wanted to find activities that were fun and educational for my children, and also light on the pocketbook!  Here is an awesome list of places that offer free events for … [Read more...]