R is for Reading Challenge

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R is for Reading Challenge I am so thankful that all of my kids love to read books. I didn't love reading books until I was about 12 years old, but from the time I first fell in love with books I never stopped. And it was a summer reading challenge program that first gave me a love for reading! Today I'm sharing a great list of Free Summer Reading Programs along with some book lists and printables for kids. [Tweet "Check out these great ideas for #summer reading for kids!"] Just … [Read more...]

The Disconnected Family

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From Chaos to Calm: Day 72 You can read the rest of this series here. Scripture Memory: We all make many mistakes, but those who control their tongues can also control themselves in every other way. James 3:2 A few weeks ago, I was on facebook and noticed a “status” on a friend’s page that went something like this: Family time: Mom’s on iphone, daughter’s on iphone, son’s on ipad, Dad’s on laptop. That one little quip really bothered me. It sounded funny. But not really. It’s the sign of a … [Read more...]

Our Summer Schedule

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Our Summer Schedule In my book, summer is all about having fun and making memories. One of the reasons I love being a stay at home {work at home} mom is that I get to choose my own schedule. Since my husband is a pastor, his schedule is flexible, too. Well, having said that, I should point out that being a pastor is not all fun and games. Like this week he had to do two funerals and make lots of visits with grieving family members. So a lot happens that is unexpected and out of his … [Read more...]

Cleaning the Kids Bedrooms

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From Chaos to Calm: Day 67 Scripture Memory: “He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the Lord." Psalm 113: 9 Cleaning the children’s rooms is similar to keeping your own room clean. Follow the same basic steps as listed in the “Caring for the Bedrooms” post. The trick to keep kids rooms neat is really in how to train them. Diligent training will pay off in the end! When your child wakes up in the morning, immediately make the bed. When … [Read more...]

The Kids Bedrooms

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From Chaos to Calm: Day 66 The Kids Bedrooms Scripture Memory: “Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven." Matthew 18: 10 You can read the rest of this series here.  In my house, we have four bedrooms, three of which are devoted to the children. My oldest two girls share a bedroom and my youngest two share a bedroom. We are blessed to have large rooms although, they … [Read more...]