5 Reasons to Stay Onsite at a Teach Them Diligently Convention

5 Reasons to Stay Onsite at a Teach Them Diligently Convention

It’s about to be conventions season for many homeschoolers. Teach Them Diligently is the convention we’ve attended the past few years and the one we’ll be attending again this year in Nashville. With LOTS of amazing key-note speakers and lots of great break out sessions, you’ll definitely find yourself encouraged and rejuvenated after your weekend […]

Veggie Tales All New DVD Noah’s Ark in Stores March 3rd {giveaway}

Veggie Tales Noah's Ark

Veggie Tales is and always has been a favorite in our house. How about yours? When they heard that Noah’s Ark was the next DVD that was going to be released, my boys were so excited. That’s one of their favorite bible stories! A Lesson in Trusting God! Noah and his family along with a […]

Teach Them Diligently Nashville Homeschool Convention Giveaway

Teach Them Diligently Nashville

I always look forward to this time of year. It’s homeschool convention season in Nashville! Teach Them Diligently Nashville will be March 19-21, 2015. Just around the corner! Lots of families make it a family weekend at Gaylord Opryland for the convention and that’s so great. However, I like to make it like a little getaway […]

The Importance of “Me Time” As a Parent

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  I never knew the importance of having “me time” until my second child arrived.  My husband has always been great about giving me time away from home and the kids. We homeschool our children, so I’m with them quite a bit. Which is a complete blessing. But, there does come a time every now and […]

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes {craft}

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

Looking for a fun, easy craft that everyone can take part in this Christmas? This is the one that the kids love and requires little assistance from Mom. Aren’t those the best crafts? These popsicle stick snowflakes are the easiest! What You’ll Need: popsicle sticks paper plates glitter sequins/jewels hot glue gun elmer’s glue thread/string […]

2 Advent Books to go Through With Your Family

2 Advent Books to Go Through With Your Family

There are so many Advent books and devotionals out there. Like, so many. How do you know which one to try this year with your family? I’ve done lots and lots of research and have boiled it down to two different Advent devotionals. Both can be done as a family or a Mom with her […]

What’s in the Bible Twitter Party Announcement

What's In the Bible Twitter Party

I’m excited to announce another Twitter party that I have scheduled! What’s in the Bible? is from VeggieTales® creator Phil Vischer and this new series is the Bible made easy for everyone. It is designed with you in mind, an easy-to-use site rich with resources for parents faithfully raising a generation of kids to live out […]

Fall Family Getaway – Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The Smoky Mountains

It’s our favorite time of year and we love getting away for a few days or long weekends to enjoy the cool weather and to see the colors changing. This past weekend, we took a Fall Family Getaway to Gatlinburg, Tennessee (one of our favorite places to visit in the Fall) and had a great […]

It Will Be Okay by Lysa TerKeurst {review & giveaway}

It Will Be Ok book

One of my favorite author’s is Lysa TerKeurst. When I heard she had a children’s book out, I was so excited. “It Will be Okay” is a book that’s perfect for little ones between the ages of 4-8 years old. Are your kids dealing with fear and change? Then, this book is for them! Children […]

Norwegian Cruise Line: Alaskan Cruise Review

Norwegian Cruise Line Jewel

Woah, what a week this was! We just got back from our Alaskan Cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and it was absolutely breathtaking. My husband and I have cruised before with Norwegian and we’ve also been to Alaska. Both were that great that we had to do it again. This time, we brought our older […]