Owlegories Vol. 6 The Wind, The Moon and The Rainbow

*We were given Owlegories Vol. 6 to help us facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are honest and our own based on our experience. Timmy sitting on my lap looked at me and said with confidence, “Ohhhwleges”. Not understanding him immediately I said, tell me again. He repeated it except …

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Color your own Glow in the Dark Halloween Tote

It is a tradition in our family to head over to my sisters on Halloween. We visit our relatives in the nursing homes and each of the kids dressed in their costumes, love showing them off for their great grandma. Once we’ve made the traditional rounds we head back to …

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Inspiring an All in All relationship not religion

We were given the book All in All by B&H Publishing to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience, they are honest and 100% ours. The moment I knew I was pregnant with each of our kids I began praying they would come to …

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Floral Inspiration at The Red Geranium in Clear Lake, IA

*We were given gift certificates to help facilitate our review. They are our opinions, based on our experience. They are honest and 100% ours. Our family is always looking for fun field trip ideas. It can be tricky to find an adventure we all enjoy and appreciate. Titus was less …

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Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Steal Away Home

* I was given Steal Away Home to help facilitate my review. All thoughts and opinions are based on my experience and are 100% honest and my own. There are certain points in my life when I have prayed for specific wisdom and understanding. A bridge to help me sort …

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Leadership styles and parenting: Why you need more than one.

Over the last two to three months I have been studying books written by Ken Blanchard. I have been implementing what he calls Situational Leadership without knowing what it is I was doing. I am excited to put to words what I already do well and to learn on a …

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How to begin restoring your relationship with your child.

I have shared our story of working to build back our relationship with Maddie. Our circumstances combined with our parenting had wounded her heart. We moved, had a baby and our life was anything but stable. Mark and I had a choice, we could blame it on our circumstances, attempt to …

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The One Minute Apology

I am on a journey to honestly look at myself in the mirror. A year or two ago I was done looking at myself in the mirror or at least the wounds I had in my heart and soul. It felt like I had dug up enough crap to last …

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Understanding social media as a parent

Facebook and Myspace came out about the time I was in high school. I remember talking about it with my friends ands setting up our accounts together. It was awesome because it was a place away from our parents eyes. We could talk to one another, look up whatever information …

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