Favorite Family Games

Favorite Family Games to play with your kids! @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Favorite Family Games Games are a part of the Ringstaff family tradition. We love games. We have an entire huge closet just dedicated to crafts and board games.  So, I've been wanting to share some of our ALL TIME FAVORITE GAMES with you for quite some time now. There are quite a few that we play on a regular basis. Games really bring a family closer together. Games are a great way to strengthen your family bond and teach your children how to play fair and be a good sport. There's … [Read more...]

Seasons of Motherhood

Seasons of Motherhood @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Seasons of Motherhood I've had five children of my own. I remember the early days, when I just had two and they were little. My oldest child, was quite the handful. I struggled on a daily basis to figure out how to best discipline him, keep him out of trouble, and enjoy being his mom. We used to go to the park every day when the weather was nice. I'd pack a picnic lunch and we'd feed the ducks, and while he played on the playground I'd push Sarah - who was just a year old - in the … [Read more...]

Capturing Life, Laughter, and Love {Challenge}

Capturing Life, Laughter, and Love {Instagram Challenge} @ AVirtuousWoman.org #capturinglifelaughterlove

Capturing Life, Laughter, and Love Do you take a LOT of photos with your phone? If you do, this year long challenge of 2015 is something you will want to participate in, as our focus will be to ‘Capture Life, Laughter and Love’ as you catalog it on Instagram – one of the top engaging social networks around. This year long challenge of 2015 isn’t just about you capturing the moments that matter to you, but a focus to grow a community of people who are learning to capture the importance things … [Read more...]

Adventure Bag for Boys and Girls

Handmade Adventure Bags for Girls and Boys @ AVirtuousWoman.org

A Life of Adventure I remember when I was kid  I dreamed of living a life of adventure. Being shipwrecked like the Swiss Family Robinson, hunting for treasure like Indiana Jones, solving mysteries like Nancy Drew. As a girl, I loved tromping through the woods on our 12 acre homestead - my imagination wild with ideas of mystery and secrets. As an adult, the greatest adventure I've ever had was the All Girl, 24 mile, 4 Days Backpacking Trip in the Wilderness we took a couple of years ago. I … [Read more...]

Weeknight Family Meals & #ComfortFromHome

Weeknight Family Dinners @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This post brought to you by Marie Callender’s. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Virtuous Woman. Weeknight Family Meals Family meal time should be about sharing laughter and good food with people you love. Most moms know that mealtimes are an important part of family life. Some days are really busy and it can be hard to find time to cook a delicious meal that pleases the whole family. My kids are growing up so fast! Between music lessons, ice skating lessons, … [Read more...]