8 Cupcake Cakes (That Even a Novice Could Try!)

I love cupcake cakes.  I don’t know why.  Maybe it’s because the cakes can easily be made into fun, non-traditional

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Bring Back the Family Walk! 6 Ways to Make Walking Fun and Engaging for Kids

Around here, we’ve had an unusual warm streak.  60 degrees in February in the Midwest?!?  While I know this won’t

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8 Sweet and Simple Ideas to Brighten Your Kid’s Birthday!

Birthdays are so much fun, especially when you are a child!  These simple ideas will help you make your child’s

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5 Important Phrases for Parents

Raising children is tough.  I find myself second-guessing my words and actions all the time.  Should I have said that?

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Must Have Lego Storage Solutions

I think there are many universally accepted truths of parenting — watching your child sleep will feel like the sweetest

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The Lord’s Prayer

A few week’s ago, my son had to work on memorizing the Lord’s Prayer.  As we worked on this, line

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Five Minute Friday: Refine

Five Minute Friday is a community over at http://katemotaung.com/   Participants are given a word and then asked to write on that

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Save Your Sanity: Travel Games for Kids

Parents, there may be nothing worse than being trapped in a car with tired, cranky kids.  The miles stretch out

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Five Minute Friday (Even Though It’s Saturday) – Middle

I came across this interesting idea while browsing a blog a few nights ago.  It’s called Five Minute Friday.  A

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The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom – An Unforgettable Story of Light in Darkness

I read a book a while back that stuck with me.  It was a book that brought tears to my

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7 Kitchen Science Activities for Kids – Playing with Food!

My kids love to explore.  They love to get their hands messy, and they love to test things out.  They love

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When Opinions Discourage Your Heart

Have you ever caught yourself worrying about someone else’s opinions, consumed by the thought that he or she may not

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce the Paper Load

Teaching can be a rewarding profession.  The joy of seeing a child understand something that used to be challenging…the satisfaction

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Show Your Child Love in Ways Other Than “I love you”

**This post contains affiliate links.  Please see footer.  I only post products I value and believe in. Actions speak louder

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How to Bring More Joy to Bedtime Stories

OK, Moms.  Let’s talk truth about bedtime stories.  This is the time that everyone says is supposed to be cozy

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