A Balanced Life: 3 Steps to Get Closer

Can you really have a more balanced life in 3 steps while living with a chronic illness? Have you ever had that feeling like something just wasn’t right? Perhaps you couldn’t quite put your finger… View Post

Should Noisy Kids Be Allowed In Church?

“Noooooooo!” The small child wailed and flailed frantically in his mother’s arms. Nervous, distracted, and sometimes glaring glances were thrown towards her. The toddler’s voice rises again above the prayerful silence of Mass. More looks.… View Post

Little Tree Hunt at Big Tree Plantation

le tree I sit amid the twinkling lights and reflect on all we have accomplished this past weekend. It wasn’t laundry, dishes, or cleaning (which to be fair, was ALSO on my list!). Rather, we… View Post

Through the Eyes of Children

Just the other day I was driving the kids to my parents house on our usual morning routine. We were jamming out to Jingle Bell Rock onStar 93.3 early in the morning. After the song… View Post

Easy Ideas for Family Time

What makes a Sunday so special? Is it the relaxed atmosphere? Is it the fun, family memories that are made? Why do we spend our lives waiting for the weekend to make life’s most precious… View Post

Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Preschoolers and Toddlers

Preschoolers and toddlers have special needs when it comes to our good buddy, the elf.  At just barely 2 years, baby S. just doesn’t understand the detrimental consequences of touching the beloved elf. So how… View Post

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