2016 · August · Life · Life Copes

A Gratitude Challenge: Seeing the Little Things in Life

Sometimes it’s difficult to notice the small things in our lives that are blessings we should be grateful for. The 30 Day Gratitude Challenge can help us focus on the every day blessings instead of waiting for the big ones to come along

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016: A Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

Good Morning! Today is a bit different than most. Today the spinner landed on “our day in pics” Imagine my disappointment when I discovered my current  website plan doesn’t support video  😦 So instead of that great little video I was going to put here today, I’m going to have to settle for still shots…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: A Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016: You’re Never Too Old To Play

Well as much as yesterday was a bust, today was a BLAST! Things rolled into place; it was hot, the sun was shining, we had all the supplies. Yesterday got me thinking. So many times life grabs a hold of us and  drags us around like a rag doll. Things can run a muck very…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: You’re Never Too Old To Play

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016: Weekend Update

HEY! Welcome back! Did you have a good weekend? I certainly hope so. It was a bit crazy around here so I didn’t have time to post, but we made a ton of memories over the last two days and learned a few things too. FRIDAY I guess the first thing I want to share…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: Weekend Update

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 2: 13 Reasons We Should Be Reading Aloud To & With Teens

Do you read to your children? Do they read to you? Oh the little’ens for sure, right? What about your older kids? Do you read to them aloud? Do they read to you aloud? Why am I asking these questions? It’s not to be nosy or to make anyone feel bad. Honestly, I ask because…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 2: 13 Reasons We Should Be Reading Aloud To & With Teens

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun: Activity 1- A Great Tip & A Writing Contest

We’ve pulled anchor and are under way to sailing through a great Summer of Fun 2016… it has begun!! But first, a quick tip. When we first started our lists I would write each activity on a post-it-note and hang them on the wall. Then, we created a jar and placed each activity in the jar and…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: Activity 1- A Great Tip & A Writing Contest

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016: Ideas for Teens

Today’s the day! The day I look forward to for most of the winter months. I’m so excited I can hardly sit still long enough to get this written!! If you’ve been with me for awhile then you know that every summer my family completes a list of summer activities together we call Summer of…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: Ideas for Teens