Raising

A Dozen Toys My Kids (and their friends) Never Tire of Playing With!

A Dozen Toys My Kids (and their friends) Never Tire of Playing With!

When it comes to toys I am a major believer in investing in Quality and Quantity! When I say quantity I do not mean lots of different toys, I mean purchasing enough of one quality item that your children can have a really meaningful play […]

Teaching Self-Reliance in Our Homes

Teaching Self-Reliance in Our Homes

Last month I was asked to speak to my church congregation about teaching self-reliance in our homes. I thought I’d share my talk here as well…   “There are many principals of self-reliance, both physical and spiritual. Today I have felt impressed to speak on […]

5 Family Goals for Summer 2017

5 Family Goals for Summer 2017

#1 Listen to audio books when in the car for 20+ minutes. (We love Audible.com!)   #2 Keep summer journals where we write (or draw) about our adventures. (We found our journals, pictured below, at Target.)   #3 Go on an outdoor adventure at least […]