Month: January 2018

Encouraging Children to “First Observe, Then Serve”

Encouraging Children to “First Observe, Then Serve”

I mentioned on Instagram that we decided to stop the “Family Economy System” in our home, which basically consisted of paying our children for doing chores around the house so that they could learn money management skills.  I do think teaching children hard work and […]

2018 Word of the Year

2018 Word of the Year

This year I have chosen “Essential” as my word of the year. I love this quote from D. Todd Christopherson, “Many things are good, many are important, but only a few are essential.” Below is a list of the actions I have selected as my […]

2017 Word of the Year Recap

2017 Word of the Year Recap

Last year I chose “Outside” for my word of the year.  My youngest at the time was 4 and I was expecting our fourth child in October.  I really wanted to take advantage of being able to adventure with my kids before having to worry […]