Teaching Children How to Be a Good Guest
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Teaching Children How to Be a Good Guest

It’s never to early to begin to teach your kids the importance of manners and how to be a good guest. Today I’m sharing a few ideas for teaching your children how to be a good guest. Children love the opportunity to visit friends and family for play dates, holidays, birthdays, weddings and so many…

Q & A: How do you handle teens and dating?
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Q & A: How do you handle teens and dating?

Last week I posted about Hannah and Isaiah’s Spring Formal and shared photos from that night. I received this question about how to handle teens and dating. So today I thought I’d share how our family has handled our teens growing up and dating. Tomorrow we’ll go back to my series, 30 Days of Intentional…

Tidbits from My Week | Hannah and Isaiah’s Spring Formal
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Tidbits from My Week | Hannah and Isaiah’s Spring Formal

Warning: This is a long winded post with lots of photos. 🙂 So last week had a lot going on. Sunday I’m pretty sure the girls and I cleaned the house. I usually try to get most of the cleaning done on Sunday. I also did laundry. I usually do laundry on Tuesdays, but we had…

Tidbits from My Week | April 2018
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Tidbits from My Week | April 2018

This week got off to a good start. Of course, Sunday was Easter and we really enjoyed spending the day together with family. Kids are so much fun. I love kids so much! When I called all of the grand kids and my youngest daughters, Hannah and Laura over to take some group photos, we…

Organization Tips for Simple School Mornings
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Organization Tips for Simple School Mornings

Mornings are often hectic and getting everyone out the door on time can feel chaotic and stressful. Moms often feel stressed in the mornings because they aren’t sure how to get it all done and keep everything running smoothly. The good news is that families can enjoy simple mornings with a little organization and planning. Today…

Chores for Elementary Aged Children
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Chores for Elementary Aged Children

Are you looking for ideas of chores your elementary aged child can accomplish? Teaching children the value of making contributions to the tidiness of the home and the joy of a job well done are important aspects of parenting. Use this list of six chores for elementary aged children to help you accumulate ideas of…

Chore Ideas for Toddlers
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Chore Ideas for Toddlers

Teaching our children to contribute to the family by helping around the home and doing chores is an important life lesson. As mothers who expect our children to do chores around the house we are helping them learn respect for the home and prepare for life outside the family home. Today I’m sharing a few…

8 Printable Schedules for Your Toddler
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8 Printable Schedules for Your Toddler

Toddlers need structure in order to feel secure. Creating structure for your toddler helps them know what to expect throughout the day. Today I’m sharing 20 printable schedules for your toddler to help you create simple routines that make your day – and your toddler’s day better! Routines are important for toddlers and help them…

Salt Dough Man of Sorrows Christmas Ornament
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Salt Dough Man of Sorrows Christmas Ornament

Man of Sorrows Christmas Ornament Jesus was a man acquainted with grief. Isaiah 53:3-5  Salt Dough Brown food coloring Red food coloring red ribbon Divide a small amount of dough into four pieces. Color one with the brown food coloring, color another smaller piece with the red, making a pink color, and another smaller piece use…