Family Fun While Camping

  Let’s talk about camping again. What can you do with kids while you camp? I’ll tell you! 1. Rough it. While I realize that some people love their cable in their gigantic campers, I encourage everyone to do something rustic while you’re camping. Having older children help start a Read more…

The Itch to Camp

Every spring, I get spring fever. The last several years it has been compounded by the camping itch. I feel almost sick about my desire to enjoy nature through camping. What could make me feel so uncomfortably good about the upcoming camping season? Let me tell you. [tweetthis]Our Lord has Read more…

Holy Week for Families

  The pinnacle of the Lent season is Holy Week. This is the week we reflect on Jesus’ last days before the crucifixion. My family has always attended services for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday as we look forward to Easter morning. Below are more ideas your family may wish Read more…

WIP: Work In Progress

EvaFannon / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND WIP A Work In Progress, or WIP, is what writers often talk about. “How’s your WIP?” they ask. “Did you finish that WIP from last week?” they may inquire. My Excuses I haven’t been posting so much for a few reasons. I won’t explain Read more…

Safe in School?

Pink Sherbet Photography / People Photos / CC BY With the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut and the tornado of Moore, Oklahoma, we have to ask ourselves, “Can parents ever feel like their children are safe at school?” Assumed Safety Before these events, we knew that school was unsafe for Read more…

Cooking the Books

woodleywonderworks / Kids Photos / CC BY Teachers, have you ever thought about including cookbooks in your classroom or school library? I have at least four kids’ cookbooks in our family library even though my kids are now teens. Fun, Detailed, Safe Youth cookbooks are so fun! They are colorful, Read more…