Photo by Ihar As a christian I know that I deserve death, but God has paid that price for me and given me the gift of life through his Son’s death on the cross. As a parent I try and teach this truth to my children, I never know if I’m getting through. Sometimes I… Continue reading Getting What We Deserve
In my life this week… This week has been a little crazy because all three of the kids were sick with some sort of stomach bug. So I was busy caring for them and trying to keep up with laundry. Jonathan and I were blessed not to get it. In our homeschool this week… Despite… Continue reading Homeschool Mother’s Journal
Abigail, my 9 year old, just wrote her first written book report for school. I told her that I would share it here. She will be doing at least one a month and I will be posting them here. I think it’s fun to see a book from her perspective. I’m hoping that it may… Continue reading First Book Report
In a world that tells us we deserve better. I want to remind my kids what we don’t. I want my kids to remember that all we’re given, it’s all grace, a gift. That’s why it’s important to me that they send thank you cards. I like to have them make their own because it’s… Continue reading Thank You Cards
We live in the vicinity of the Mall of America, so we go there every once in a while to shop around and look at what’s new. One of the newest stores is Peeps & company. I saw the sign a few months ago that it was coming and I was just imagining a store… Continue reading I Love My Peeps!
Advent is not a word I remember hearing while growing up. I don’t think I really knew what it was until I was an adult. At our current church we hear about Advent continuously. I am pretty confident that my kids know the meaning through church and what we teach them at home. Advent-the coming… Continue reading Advent
Jonathan and I have been slacking off on our dates with our kids. We are supposed to have one each month and we have totally missed the last two months. So, on Sunday afternoon we decided to get everybody caught up and go on a family date.