Blog Archives

Carrying on the Traditions

We sat by the light of the Christmas tree and started reading. I had stumbled upon the book earlier in the day and knew my kids would love it. But I didn’t really think about the memories that would come to mind as I read. I remember hearing the same story (although a shorter version) read by my Daddy so […]

Memory Keeping When You Have So. Many. Kids!

I am the youngest of three girls. And we were the typical family. Lots of pictures of my oldest sister, a little bit less of my middle sister and not so many of me. This is a picture of me when I was 3 years old. I remember exactly how I was feeling when this picture was taken. I wanted […]


I love this time of  year. The leaves starting to change color. The beginning of a new school year. Sweaters and boots. Pumpkin spice lattes. I want to jump in piles of leaves. Go on hikes. Appreciate the beauty of God’s handiwork. I want to enjoy the season through the eyes of my children. The fun of dressing up. The […]

Five Minute Friday~ Broken

Joining with the Five Minute Friday community today on the prompt “broken”. I love that my kids are writing, so their posts are first. Linking with Desperate Homeschoolers for Five Minute Friday~ Kids’ Edition. Broken~ by Lindsay, age 10When I think of the word ” Broken”, I think of my relationship with God. I tell myself, the worst thing of all is […]

How to Help Your Kids Love to Clean

How do you help your kids love to clean when you do not like cleaning? This has been one of the biggest challenges for me as I raise my 4 beautiful kids. I don’t want to pass on my “issues” with cleaning to them. I want them to want to clean and to enjoy it! And so, I thought I would […]