• Can Christians celebrate Santa?

    How We Still Do Santa Without Lying

    December 4, 2018

    Christmas… The time of year to spend time with loved ones, give gifts, and… decide what you’re going to do about Santa. If you’re a young parent, you know the situation… What are you going to encourage you children to believe about Jolly Old Saint Nicholas? If you’re a Christian parent who wants the focus…

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  • Are you looking for children's books about the true meaning of Christmas? This post has the best children's nativity books, children's books about Christmas tradition, and children's books about the real St. Nicholas. Your kids will want to read these Christmas books all season long!

    The Best Children’s Books About the True Meaning of Christmas

    November 29, 2018

    Affiliate links are used in this post You guys don’t even know how thankful I am to be raising boys who adore books.  I grew up being a little bookworm and love sharing my love of reading with my sons.  Since Christmas is my absolute favorite season, I have been working hard to collect some…

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  • The Privilege of Being a Boy Mom

    August 14, 2018

    Josiah turned a year old in May and, ever since then, people have been asking me when baby number three is to be expected.  It’s not absolutely inappropriate since Nate and I don’t keep it a secret that we want four kids so I just laugh it off by saying that it will be at…

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  • Toddler Time ~ Neighborhood Cookie Baking

    December 20, 2017

    A few months ago, a sweet elderly neighbor of ours stopped by as we were working on putting up a fence in our backyard.  She told us about an earthquake prepping group she wanted to set up with some of the people in our neighborhood and invited us to be a part of it.  Now,…

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  • #ad Teaching your toddler about charity is HARD but totally worth it! Thankfully, @Huggies and @KrogerCo have teamed up in an awesome way to help us mamas teach our kids! Click through to learn more! #DiaperNeed

    How To Teach Your Toddler About Charity

    November 7, 2017

    Every so often I find myself complaining about things I don’t have or being discontent with the way things are.  When this happens, it’s important to get a reset.  I am SO blessed!  I have so much amazingness in my life – things I don’t even need!  I’m never lacking for food and clean water. …

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  • The mission of motherhood

    The Ministry of Motherhood

    August 14, 2017

    I’ve always dreamed of doing big things.  I entered college with the dream of getting my Bible education and then heading to Africa to live a rustic life and bring many people to the Lord.  Through my time in school God used many circumstances to show me that was not where he wanted me.  Instead,…

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  • When do the terrible twos start?

    When Do the Terrible Twos Start?

    February 24, 2017

      Oh the terrible twos!  I’ve heard over and over that this age group is unbelievably hard and I was bracing myself for that.  You all know that Caleb was a HARD baby!  I was expecting his stubbornness, screamingness, and refusal-to-sleepness to carry on into his toddler days.  The terrible twos…  I was bracing myself…

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  • You may be asking, "What chores can a toddler do?" If so, this post is for you!

    The Case for Toddler Chores

    January 25, 2017

    One of the things I feel is my duty as a mom is to instill a good work ethic in my child(ren).  Not only do I want him to see Nate and me working, both at our jobs and at home, I also want him to grow up working himself.  Sure, he just turned two…

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