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!
*This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. You can see my full disclosure HERE. Thank you so much for supporting this site and my family!* Least favorite time of day in my house? Weekday mornings! As much as I try to be organized and on top of things, the last 10 minutes … [Read more...] about 10 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms
We live in South Florida where the humid, wet weather is a breeding ground for sugar ants! Also I have children. Who hide bananas in the clothes hamper and think that Cheerios are actually decorations for our carpets. So I am constantly at war with the sugar ants. It kind of feels like an … [Read more...] about How to Get Rid of Sugar Ants With Just 3 Ingredients!
It seems that the majority of issues in my own home stem from our words. Complaining. Whining. Arguing. So most of the verses I feel we are memorizing lately have to do with our tongues and learning how to use them for God's glory. As I was planning for my chapel this month, I thought I … [Read more...] about The Taming the Tongue Chapel
Hey guys! Sorry my posting has been spotty lately. I always have so many ideas and so many things I want to share with you, but I need a clone of myself to actually get it done! Today I wanted to share a quick game I did with my library classes this week! I love celebrating the winter season … [Read more...] about Feed the Snowman Game for Preschoolers
I have read so many parenting books I have lost count. The reason I have become a bibliophile is because I am desperate for answers!!! Does that resonate?! I look at my beautiful, amazing kids that God has given to me and I am like, "What in the world do I do with them? How do I raise them … [Read more...] about Top 5 Bible Verses to Memorize With Kids
This year I am Room Mom for Jethro's class. It's a role I have avoided for the last several years because (for me) being a full-time teacher and also being Room Mom is a recipe for being put in an institution. :-) #knowyourlimits But this year I felt the Lord calling me to do it! And it … [Read more...] about How to Make a Money Tree