It seems this is something we have to repeat, often. I'm guessing (hoping!) its similar in other homes and our kids aren't the only ones who need reminders to treat each other more kindly. So, every so often, we need to have an FHE on kindness. In order for it to not just go in one ear and out the other, I also like to combine the lesson with something concrete that they can do ... Read More about FHE: Kindness
(This post contains affiliate links: if you click a link and make a purchase, I will receive a commission at no additional cost to you.) "What Would a Holy Woman Do?", written by Wendy Watson Nelson, is this little tiny book that packs a powerful message. What would happen if you looked at each choice, each moment of your day to evaluate if you were acting as a holy woman ... Read More about Book Review: What Would a Holy Woman Do?
Several years ago, in a different life (before I had a house full of little kids), I was a leader in a direct sales company. I loved my business and my favorite part was meeting with and trying to inspire my team members. I remember one of our meetings at the end of the year so vividly because of the answer I received to a question. I had planned to talk to the team about goal ... Read More about Don’t Give Up on New Year’s Resolutions!
I know you're looking at that picture of Christmas stockings and wondering what in the world that has to do with a New Year's tradition, right? Well, stay with me for a minute while I tell you how I experienced a great, unique New Year's tradition that I think you'll LOVE as much as I do! When I was a teenager, my friend, Christine, invited me over for New Year's Eve to hang out all ... Read More about A New Year’s Tradition
If you live in or are heading to Colorado on a family trip, there is no shortage of things to do in Colorado Springs. It was one of our favorite places for fun outdoor activities. There are so many things to do there that we didn't even touch the surface, but here are some of our favorites: Garden of the Gods Garden of the Gods is amazing! The traffic was much more than we ... Read More about Family Travel: Colorado Springs, Colorado