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Chapter Books About Pets for the Whole Family

Is your child begging for a pet? Read one of these books about pets together for a humorous & realistic glimpse into pet ownership.   We’ve had a variety of pets over the years. Chickens. A pair of rabbits. More chickens. A bin full of worms. A cat. Fish. Hermit crabs. Another rabbit. More fish. A […]

How to Entertain Kids While You Wait

Do you ever wonder how to entertain kids while you wait? Sitting in an office, standing in a line, waiting for a show to begin? Jot these ideas down and stick them in your wallet. Pull it out the next time the kids threaten to do gymnastics across the seats.   Every Thursday, the twins have strings lessons. […]

How to Make a Simple Butterfly Card

Just in time for spring birthdays and Mother’s Day – easy to follow instructions to make a simple butterfly card.   If you can fold a piece of paper in half and cut out a heart, you can make this simple butterfly card! I haven’t posted any crafty type project in a while, ’cause, well, […]

Send Your Sponsor Child More Than Letters

Do you ever wonder what to write to or send your sponsor child? This list of seasonal ideas for every month will help you out!   About eight years ago, when the twins were just 4, our family began sponsoring a boy through Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of Hope program. This came about after I met a […]

True Stories that Will Inspire Courage in Boys

  As the oldest child in my family, I always wished I had an older brother. For that reason I hoped that my first child would be a boy. Now that God has brought my desire to fruition – our oldest three children are boys – I’m not always quite sure what to do with them! How to […]