How Can You Encourage Your Kids?

How Can You Encourage Your Kids?

Encourage: a verb meaning to give support, confidence, or hope (to someone) Some synonyms for encourage are hearten, cheer, uplift, inspire, motivate, stimulate, invigorate, embolden, and fortify. I could go on, but I think you get the point. To give someone encouragement means you support them and are in their corner. You want them to succeed! I […]

Why Children Need Animals

Why Children Need Animals

I just have to start off this post by saying that I am not an animal person. I don’t like to touch them, I don’t like to smell them, and I don’t like to take care of them. But my children, on the other hand, adore animals. They have been asking for a dog, or snake, or […]

His Mornings Are Magical

We were sitting on the couch, half asleep, watching some random television show together. It had been a rough couple of weeks, but also a special couple of weeks. We had a new baby in the house, so sleep was hard to come by. Finally, for what seemed like the first time in ages, all […]

Keeping Kids Happy on Road Trips

  Remember the days when you could just jump in the car for a road trip without worrying about how stressful it would be for everyone? Back when being on the road was the fun part, not just a way to get to your destination? Well, if you’re like my family with a handful of […]