Days in Isolation – Birthdays are NOT Cancelled

As we practice social distancing in an attempt to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to find new ways to do “normal”. Our first test came on March 20th as our sweet and sassy seven year old turned eight. A birthday cannot be cancelled! It needs to be special. This year special … Continue reading Days in Isolation – Birthdays are NOT Cancelled

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Grace for the Resistant (aka Forced) Home Schooler

So here we are forced into “social distancing” by a terrible virus. If we can’t be social, it means are kids cannot go to school. How many people are feeling panicked? I know it is scary. For those of us who tried home schooling and it didn’t work for our family or those who never … Continue reading Grace for the Resistant (aka Forced) Home Schooler

Celebrating the Season of Advent

**This post contains affiliate links, which help us fund our site at no additional cost to you. The Christmas season is full of hustle and bustle. Everywhere you turn there are lights, decorations, Santa Clause, and Christmas elves.  It is easy to be caught up in the excitement and forget the true meaning for the … Continue reading Celebrating the Season of Advent

Passing on Family Traditions – My First Thanksgiving

Family traditions are the back bone of our holidays. As a child, I always knew what to expect from any given holiday. I knew where it was going to be held, what the menu would be, and who would be there. Life happens and there would be minor deviations here and there, maybe an addition … Continue reading Passing on Family Traditions – My First Thanksgiving