Modern Women and Biblical Submission

Submission is such a dirty word in today’s society, isn’t it? It can bring to mind many negative connotations: slave, doormat, weak, inferior. The truth is that these associations came from society not the Bible.  As Christian women, we need to ensure that we can discern biblical truth from societal deception. Let’s look at what biblical […]

Reading with Babies: Integrating Play with Books!

I believe it to be important to start reading to your children from birth. Babies absorb so much from the world around them and books provide fantastic exposure to language, tone, and more. When I had my first child, I desperately wanted to be sure that I did my best to instill a love of reading […]

6 Surprising Video Games with Educational Value

A lot of parents fear that too much screen time will damage their children’s brains, but many video games actually have a lot of benefit for developing brains. Today, I’m sharing with you some surprising video games with educational value- all part of a well-rounded STEM education. 6 Surprising Video Games with Educational Value Minecraft […]

P is for Pirates in the Ancient World

  Hello! My name is Christy, and I am obsessed with pirates. I’m working on writing a book that teaches world history through a focus on pirates. My book will be dealing with history from 1500 – 1800 AD., but many of the issues that comes up in reading about pirates in that early modern […]

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FREE Alliteration Mad Libs Printables

Alliteration is so much fun. Kids seem to be drawn to it and it’s a great mental exercise to try to come up with long sentences that all begin with the same letter. I love to read books to the kids that use this literary device because they often get a case of the giggles […]

FREE Handwriting Practice Pages

On a recent trip to the library, we found this funny little alphabet book on the shelf display. As I flipped through the pages, I knew my children would love it. Word play always seems to capture their attention and give them something interesting to talk about after reading the story, so I added it […]

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Reading with Babies: Integrating Play with Books!

I believe it to be important to start reading to your children from birth. Babies absorb so much from the world around them and books provide fantastic exposure to language, tone, and more. When I had my first child, I desperately wanted to be sure that I did my best to instill a love of reading […]

Why I Choose NOT to Teach My Young Children About Sex

I have a nine year old daughter on the cusp of puberty and a seven year old son who I’m sure isn’t far behind. I’ve found myself in the midst of several conversations lately about how I’m broaching the various topics that come along with this territory with my children. To my surprise, I’ve found […]

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15 Delectable Red Velvet Recipes

Here in the South, red velvet cake graces the table of almost every potluck, family gathering, or event that you’ll attend. In essence, red velvet cake is just chocolate cake doused in red food coloring. The signature of a great red velvet cake, however, is the cream cheese frosting. Mmm…sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Below I’ve […]

Quick and Easy Spinach and Garlic Tomato Basil Penne for Large and Busy Families{Plus a FREE Ground Beef Rebate!}

Its spring time! Around here that means baseball season, dance recitals, park playdates, and lots of general hubbub that keeps us on the move. It seems that all too often, I end up falling behind on menu planning or get caught off guard by how quickly the day has passed. Suddenly I’m faced with the […]

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies-A Family Adventure You Won’t Forget!

Last month we took our first family vacation ever. Sure, we’ve visited family that lives far away before, but we’ve never been able to just take a week and go somewhere super fun and do nothing but have a blast. We chose to visit Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN. There were so many things to […]

A God for All Seasons{Devotional Review and Giveaway}

Finding my own personal quiet time with the Lord is a constant struggle. With children always under foot, a toddler that wakes the moment I attempt to rise from the bed, and days that are so busy with daily tasks, homeschooling, keeping up with my two businesses, and other miscellaneous things, I often find myself […]

A Happy, Happy, Happy Devotional for Children

Duck Dynasty is all the rage in many circles. Since the family culture in the famous Robertson family is very, very similar to that of my country bred husband, he quite enjoys the show. It’s become a bonding time between him and the children to sit down and watch an episode or two, laughing at […]

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A God for All Seasons{Devotional Review and Giveaway}

Finding my own personal quiet time with the Lord is a constant struggle. With children always under foot, a toddler that wakes the moment I attempt to rise from the bed, and days that are so busy with daily tasks, homeschooling, keeping up with my two businesses, and other miscellaneous things, I often find myself […]

Quick and Easy Spinach and Garlic Tomato Basil Penne for Large and Busy Families{Plus a FREE Ground Beef Rebate!}

Its spring time! Around here that means baseball season, dance recitals, park playdates, and lots of general hubbub that keeps us on the move. It seems that all too often, I end up falling behind on menu planning or get caught off guard by how quickly the day has passed. Suddenly I’m faced with the […]

A Happy, Happy, Happy Devotional for Children

Duck Dynasty is all the rage in many circles. Since the family culture in the famous Robertson family is very, very similar to that of my country bred husband, he quite enjoys the show. It’s become a bonding time between him and the children to sit down and watch an episode or two, laughing at […]

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