• Mary’s Birth Story

    December 15, 2020

    We all love a good birth story, don’t we? I know I sure do! I love asking women about their labors and deliveries.  I love finding out whether their c-sections were planned, how long they pushed for, how much their baby weighed…  All the things! I also love telling my birth stories.  It fills up…

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  • Advent Scripture Writing Challenge

    November 17, 2020

    This Christmas season, you are invited to join in on an advent scripture writing challenge that will change your life! Affilitate links are used in this post I think we’re all entering this advent season with heaviness in our hearts.  No matter how excited we are for the upcoming holidays, there are shadows in the…

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  • Making Your Believer’s Baptism Service Even More Memorable

    October 28, 2020

    Your child has chosen to be baptized and now you’re planning their believer’s baptism service.  Here are a few ideas of how to make the day a bit more memorable and special. This weekend my husband and I had the amazing opportunity to baptize our oldest son.  Our church believes in believer’s baptism and, therefore,…

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  • Gratitude Journaling for all Emotional States

    October 2, 2020

    What’s your emotional state?  Are you exuding gratefulness?  Are you just going through the motions?  Are you in the depths of dispair?  God has a word for YOU on how to find or remain in a heart of thanksgiving.  Gratitude journaling is for all! What is Gratitude Journaling? Before I really start talking about gratitude…

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  • Raising Strong and Courageous Boys

    February 25, 2020

    Joshua 1:9 encourages us to follow Joshua’s lead and “be strong and courageous.”  It’s a big calling.  How do we about about raising strong and courageous boys?  It all boils down to one thing! Six years ago I found out I was pregnant with my first child.  I had no idea who he was yet…

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  • 15 Memory Verses for Preschoolers

    January 28, 2020

    15 wonderful memory verses for preschoolers.  These are perfect for those looking for Bible verse to teach preschoolers or preschool memory verses for a Sunday School class. I often forget that my boys are growing up.  I still view Caleb as the little two year old who refused to talk and wanted to drive trains…

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  • A list of the best Easter books for kids

    The Best Easter Books for Kids of All Ages

    April 2, 2019

    Fill your kids’ Easter baskets with books! This post will fill you in on some of the best Easter books for kids that talk about the Resurrection! Affiliate links are used in this post In my home, we are huge fans of reading.  If Caleb doesn’t request for me to read at least 27 books…

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  • How to talk to kids about suicide from a Christian perspective.

    What I’m Going to Tell My Boys About their Grandpa’s Suicide

    February 19, 2019

    A year ago today a phone call changed my life.  Nate and I had just put four kiddos to bed and were ready to spend the evening relaxing when my uncle called.  He asked to speak to Nate and, very quickly, my husband left the room, still on the phone.  I heard mumbled conversation and…

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