Book Review: Believe Storybook

believe storybook

Believe Storybook: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus Edited by Randy Frazee, with Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton. Illustrated by Steve Adams Published by Zondervan   Book Description Presented by bestselling author and pastor Randy Frazee, the Believe Storybook shows children how they can think, act, and be more like Jesus. With 60 old and new [More...]

Malachi’s Birth Story: A Birth That Didn’t Go Quite As We Had Planned

when a birth doesn't go as planned

It's been over a week since Malachi was born, and I'm finally sitting down to write up his birth story! Labour was very quick so there isn't too much to tell really, but I thought that maybe his story could maybe encourage others, as we weren't able to do the birth we'd planned. On August 9th, around 10:30pm, I was laying in bed trying to sleep [More...]

Potty Trained!

potty training

Josiah has taught me a lot in his 4 years. He was a very difficult to please baby. To the point where, I actually had someone tell me that I must be doing something wrong, not giving him enough attention, because normal babies didn't cry as much as he did. He met some major milestones early, like when he pulled himself up standing at 5 months [More...]

Laugh Out Loud Pocket Doodles for Boys Book Review


Yep, another book review! I usually try not to do too many close together but I thought this one would make a great buy for people taking car trips or to have on hand for rainy days while camping.   My son (he's 7.5) really is enjoying this book. He loves jokes and we're glad he's learning some new ones that we haven't heard 10 times [More...]

Book Review: Case for Grace for Kids


Case for Grace for Kids Author: Lee Strobel Publisher's Summary: Adapted from The Case for Grace, the latest book by New York Times bestselling author Lee Strobel, The Case for Grace for Kids shows how God’s love is for everyone—no matter what. Through stories of everyday people whose lives have been changed—as well as never-before-told [More...]

My Reaction Was Worse

my reaction was worse

Our week got off to a rocky start. On Monday morning my older two children (ages 5.5 and 6.5) were playing nicely upstairs. My daughter came down briefly to get her knitting bag and I thought they must be knitting up there. I know..silly assumptions. About 15 minutes later they came downstairs, and I saw this. "You cut your [More...]

Reasons Moms Love Having Kids

love having kids

  Have you ever noticed that if you get together with a group of moms, it's not an uncommon thing for them to start chatting about all of the negative things about having kids. How little sleep we get. (and yes, I've been guilty of this one) How we moms never get self time. How much mess they make. How long it's been since we [More...]