Thank you to Chesapeake Bay Candle for sponsoring today’s post. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own! Life with little ones is full of snuggles and giggles and fun. But it is also loud and messy and busy! And when it gets loud, messy, and busy, it can be challenging for me to feel peace or … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Encourage a Peaceful Home (and a GIVEAWAY!)
This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting this site and my family! The most important message I want my kids to know is the message of Easter. Jesus! The greatest gift - the sweetest grace! The way, the truth, the life! But the allure of candy, baskets, and bunnies this … [Read more...] about Brand New Christ-Centered Easter Tradition – GIVEAWAY!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese's. The opinions and text are all mine! It's that time of year where most schools take a scheduled Spring Break. As a parent, it can be a little daunting trying to come up with ideas to keep your kiddos busy for a whole … [Read more...] about Kids Can Play Safe at Chuck E. Cheese’s
One of the best things we can do as believers is walk through the 5 Steps of Repentance with the Lord and with others! I know you're thinking, whoa. Repentance is a big word, Jules. What kid is going to understand that? It might be a big word, but it has a pretty simple definition. Repentance … [Read more...] about The 5 Steps of Repentance for Kids
I am SO happy to have my friend Bet from Bet on Dinner with us again today! She is just the best. Bet always shares the yummiest and easiest recipes. If you haven't seen her 21-Day Fix Meal Plan - you MUST click HERE. Such an absolutely doable, delicious way to get healthy fast. Plus, Bet is a … [Read more...] about Recipe – Honey Garlic Pork Chops
I can't even believe that today is the beginning of the Lenten season! 40 days to prepare our hearts for the risen King! The One who took all of our sins, redeemed our lives, and ushered us into the hope of glory! Man! Doesn't that get you excited? I was praying recently for a way to celebrate … [Read more...] about Countdown to Easter – 40 Days of Jesus’ Words for Kids (FREE Printable!)
First, I wish I looked as beautiful as ^^^ this girl ^^^ when I wake up! Ha! But in all seriousness, it is H-A-R-D to wake up in the mornings and look/feel refreshed when you are in your mid-thirties, working full-time, have 2 crazy boys (who frequently have needs during the night and who like to … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Help You Wake Up In the Morning (Without Coffee!)
It's Valentine's Day and I asked my sweet friend Teresa to share her love story with us. I met Teresa one Sunday morning at our South Florida church just before she moved to the freezing suburbs of Nebraska. This girl is the REAL DEAL - genuine and completely in love with Jesus. Her heart to … [Read more...] about A Love Story – Guest Post
Valentine's Day is just a few days away! I love making this day special for my family and I love finding ways to do that without completely stressing me out! Life is crazy, so holidays are a great opportunity to insert a little magic into the mundane and create lasting memories and strengthen … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways To Make Valentine’s Day Special for Your Family
I get really excited about Valentine's Day because it's an opportunity to put God's Word and His truths into the hands of so many kids! Think about it, if your child goes to school, he or she is probably being asked around this time to send in a collection of Valentines to pass out to all of the … [Read more...] about Christ-Centered Valentine Ideas and Printables
It's that time of year where love is in the air... AND GIRL SCOUT COOKIES ARE EVERYWHERE! Right?! My dad has always been a big fan of Thin Mints. Whenever a Girl Scout came knocking on our door, he would fork over tons of money for his yearlong stockpile. Then my mom would have to clean out … [Read more...] about Easy Valentine’s Day Gift for Teachers – FREE Printable!
Our preschool celebrates Grandparent's Day around the same time that Valentine's Day falls, so I always like to put together a sweet heart-themed craft for my students to give to their grandparents when they visit. This craft is SO EASY. You could whip this together in one afternoon and you … [Read more...] about Easy Valentine’s Day Craft
Sweet mamas, you share God's love with your kids simply by being there! By giving them hugs and kissing their booboos and not freaking out when they draw on the couch cushions (haha). You share God's love with them when you pack their lunches and pray over them at night while they sleep. You … [Read more...] about Fun Ways to Teach Kids About God’s Love
Valentine's Day is coming up and I am always on the hunt for cute, quick, and simple game ideas to do with my students or family. The games below are all of those things AND fun, too! So whether you are hosting your child's Valentine's Day Class Party or having a family night at home, everyone … [Read more...] about 8 Fun and Easy Games for Valentine’s Day
Hey favorite people! Today I turned 34 years old and I am actually REALLY excited about it! 34 happens to be my favorite number, so I am believing this is going to be a good year. :-) Today is also the celebration of the 1 year anniversary of my very first book release! You can read all about my … [Read more...] about One Year Ago and a Birthday Giveaway!