Write Them On The Doorposts: An Idea For Building A House


During construction of our house, my sister-in-law shared the coolest idea with us – when building their house, their family wrote scripture and their names on the wood studs with a Sharpie. A home built around God’s word. Literally. The passage in Deuteronomy about teaching scripture to children came to mind.Focusing on God’s word isn’t just for Sunday […]

February 29, 2016

Don’t Look Too Close

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Ever have that kind friend over who comments on the cleanliness of your home? I try to be polite but sometimes it makes me burst out laughing before I can thank her. Don’t look too close. Being a mother of two little ones has required that I master doing ‘just enough’ cleaning. The house may appear to be clean, but […]

February 19, 2016

22 Practical DO’s And DON’Ts To Show Love On Valentine’s Day {and Every Day}


How do you show your Valentine you love them?

February 12, 2016

Simple Teacher Valentines


Our son is celebrating Valentine’s Day at school today. He picked out sport-themed valentines. He was very excited about them, and they were the perfect treat for a nut-free classroom. After signing 20 Valentines, he was ready to be done. However, I wanted to make his teachers something small to recognize the great job that […]

February 10, 2016

We are ALL Moms – Choosing To Encourage, Not Judge Other Moms

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Why does it seem like moms are offended by each other on a regular basis? Some stay at home moms are offended by other stay at home moms. Some stay at home moms are offended by working moms. Some working moms are offended by other working moms. Some working moms are offended by stay at […]

February 5, 2016