Super Bubbles Recipe – Summer Outdoor Activities for Kids

Do you ever outgrow bubbles? I think not!  I still love them myself. 😉 Get your kids outside more by mixing up a simple solution of super bubbles and send them on their way to have some outside summer fun!   Mix and enjoy lots of super bubbles! 1 Cup… Continue reading »

Crockpot Chicken Tacos – Recipe

If you’re looking for something SUPER SIMPLE to make… AND you hate slaving over a hot stove… AND you love to use your crockpot… then, here’s a winner! How about trying “Crockpot Chicken Tacos“?       Print Crockpot Tacos Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Servings 4… Continue reading »

Healthy Lunch Ideas in 20 Minutes or Less, Healthy Snacks & Meal Planning

Here’s  a roundup of “Healthy Lunch Ideas in 20 Minutes or Less” that I hope will be helpful for you. As always, I look forward to hearing your comments and your own suggestions!  Please join me on Facebook to get our latest updates. Offer whole wheat crackers, leftover meat bits… Continue reading »

Raising Christian Boys — The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

  “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” ~ Proverbs 22:6 Boys…love them…the good (never tired of hearing, “Love you, Mom“)…the bad (stinky feet and the other unpleasant aromas that I dare not speak of publicly)… Continue reading »

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies – Quick Recipe

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies – Quick Recipe “Because Mom Makes them Better” was my youngest son’s quote this morning immediately after my middle son said that it was better than Braums.   I don’t know if I could exactly compete with Braums, but the price sure is better. (BIG GRIN) You… Continue reading »

Sharing Secrets with Your Children

Sharing Secrets with Your Children Do you remember how it felt when your close friend shared a secret with you?  Didn’t it make you feel kind of special?  Even privileged and honored that your friend trusted you with her valuable secret? On a deeper level, I believe it created a… Continue reading »

Creating Family Traditions

Creating Family Traditions There’s just something so endearing about family traditions! Family traditions connect your family together and create pleasant memories that last a life time. Don’t just wait for Christmas time to roll around when it comes to creating family traditions….get creative and create a few that you can… Continue reading »

Family Game Time Can be Educational!

Family Game Time Can be Educational! During the Black Friday sales, I picked up a brand new game of Monopoly. I was excited, because as a teen, I loved to play this with one of my friends….we played for hours….and I would keep loaning her money just to keep the… Continue reading »

32 Activity Ideas for Children

32 Activity Ideas for Children Enjoy your time with your children by planning fun activities.  Here are 32 activity ideas to keep your children occupied and convinced that you’re the greatest mom in the world! Children’s Activity Ideas for Indoors 1. Story time Read and discuss a book or a… Continue reading »