In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Posts in the "Family Activities and Traditions" category:
Project Show Up!
Instead of getting discouraged about what is going on in the political process, get involved and make a difference! You don’t have to be an expert; there are simple things you can do to begin to show up!
Do We Have to Play by the Rules?
I realized that I needed to reconsider my purpose in playing games with my children. Was the point to spend enjoyable leisure time with them? Or was I trying to teach them the rules of the game?
Five Questions to Ask at the Dinner Table
In an attempt to shift gears to a more constructive mindset, we’ve started sitting down at dinner with an evolving list of questions that help us evaluate our day, our mistakes, and our interactions with others.
Helping Kids Understand the Meaning of Independence Day
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Great Ideas for Screen-Free Week
Need some great tips for helping your family stay screen-free this week? Here’s a link to a past page for some great information and resources to help you accomplish that and get reconnected in real ways: Join Us for Screen-Free Week
National Parks Guide for Families
Do you dream of exploring some of the amazing National Parks of the United States with your family? Many of us have fond memories or exciting dreams when it comes to visiting the National Parks. But actually planning and executing a fabulous trip to one of the National Parks can be quite daunting! What activities/hikes […]
No, My Son Doesn’t Play Sports…Really It’s OK!
Not all boys fit into the mold society creates for them, in which sports reign supreme. And that’s OK. The self-worth gained from a parent who says to their son “You are enough” is valuable beyond measure.
Rocking Chair Adventures
Reading to your child is one of those magical motherhood moments when the chaos of the day can drift away. Come along as Elsje captures these feelings in this tender poem.
A Deliberate Mother’s Guide to a Christ-Centered Easter
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
Meal Planning Tips: Episode 144
It’s 5:30. Everyone is hungry and cranky. There isn’t a lot in the fridge. What in the world are you going to make for dinner? If this sounds familiar, this episode is for you!
MINI-PODCAST: “We Love to Be a Family” Day
Honestly, this is one of the BEST family traditions we’ve ever started. It’s simple. It’s inexpensive. And your family will love it.
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