Category: Mothering Matters
The Action Bible With 5 kids, we’ve tried out our fair share of Bibles, Devotionals and other Bible-related materials. I am a firm believer in making sure the Bible is understandable and enjoyable, and am not opposed to using Bible “story” books to help make the Bible come alive to my kids at the various […] Continue reading . . .
Guest Post Tweens is usually the stage just before children reach their teenage years, although there isn’t any clear definition of the range in years. Usually, experts agree that ages 9 to 14 are considered the tweens. Tweens go through a strong transitional period, that has a lasting impact on their lives and become a […] Continue reading . . .
Guest Post Preschool Play Time: Our Favourite Toys Of all the years in the lives of parents and their kids, the preschool days are often the ones filled with the most joy and laughter. These are the years that will shape your children before they go off to face the trials of the classroom and […] Continue reading . . .
I was in tears . . . the good kind. 🙂 I was reading the testimony of a young mom, a military wife who lives most of the year as a “single parent” while her husband is out to sea . . . and it brought me to tears . . . the good kind! […] Continue reading . . .
Conference Call on Teaching our Kids Values **From the Power of Moms** TOMORROW – Tues, January 29th at 10am Mountain Time, Richard and Linda Eyre have agreed to do a special call for all participants in the new Alexander’s Amazing Adventures program at Power of Moms (based on the Eyres’ NYTimes Bestseller, Teaching Children Values). During […] Continue reading . . .
Proverbs 4:23 – “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Or as the NIV states ” . . . for everything you do flows from it!” I LOVE this verse! It has recently become my verse that covers everything I do – as a mom, wife, friend, daughter, and […] Continue reading . . .
Trophy Child – by Ted Cunningham I was contacted to review this book – and was excited to. Why? . . . Because I have the most amazing, special, better-than-average, gifted and talented trophy kids! 🙂 [Hee,hee!] Well . . . actually, I do have amazing kids (we all do – whether they are behaving […] Continue reading . . .
Early Bird Savings – Williamsburg Great Wolf Lodge Promo Code We LOVE going to Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg . . . especially in the winter! There is nothing better than being able to swim in an 84 degree waterpark when it’s in the 30’s and 40’s outside! If you haven’t been . . . […] Continue reading . . .
Gyros S107G RC Helicopter video review I have been told that this is the “best (toy) in the world” and the “coolest present ever” – according to my 10 year old son! We were blessed to be able to receive and review this helicopter from a company called Xenon Project. The opinions are all […] Continue reading . . .
Promo codes for 2013! **I am sooo sorry I didn’t get this up last fall. I don’t know where my brain was? (stuck in holiday festivities I think!) There may still be some rooms left – but I’m not sure . . . so grab them quick! **I will update this list when I get […] Continue reading . . .
Wanting to wish you all a very Merry Christmas today! I’m going to enjoy this blessed day with my kids, family and awesome in-laws, but am also praying for those that are not able to do so (military commitments, the families in CT that lost loved ones and others).My heart goes out to all of […] Continue reading . . .
As my 15 year old son gets ready to head out to an End-of-the-World party at a friend’s house tonight (Teenagers will use anything as an excuse to party – won’t they?! 🙂 And yes – I think there might be a few zombies at this party . . . because how fun would an […] Continue reading . . .
Oh my dear friends and readers . . . Let me put your fears to rest . . . I have not died. I have not disappeared to some strange land without internet accessability . . . I have not even gone on a month long tropical vacation or cruise . . . [Dang it!] […] Continue reading . . .
Happy Birthday! 17 years ago today, after 30 hours of labor, I finally got to find out just who had been hiding inside of me for 9 months and had made me a mom! I sure do love this boy and am blessed to be his mom! A 17 year journey . . . Raising […] Continue reading . . .
Fun Family Friday I don’t know when we started it – but at least a decade ago or more. In the busyness of raising young kid, we wanted to schedule a night each week dedicated to just having fun as a Family – and “Fun Family Fridays” sounded perfect with the alliteration and the fact […] Continue reading . . .