While I love making children happy during the Christmas season, I prefer giving holiday gifts that aren’t toy-related. Am I being a scrooge?
One thing I just love about Christmas is all the warm memories associated with the season for me. A huge part of those memories involves traditions. Traditions about the tree and decorations, traditions about the ornaments we get each year, and traditions even about who does what. For example, only Mommy gets to put the […]
Dreft asked us to share about that special baby outfit or kids clothing that warms your heart or you just love. Do you ever have that certain special outfit? That item of amazing adorableness or special significance? I tried not to get too attached to most of the baby clothes I had – especially with […]
When you look back on your life, it’s not the linear routine that stands out in your mind. It’s the unexpected events, the rich traditions, the sound of your father playing guitar, the scent of your mother’s homemade brownies fresh out of the oven. It’s the things that appeal to your senses, the things that […]
The sense of smell is one of the most powerful stimulants to memory. Why not take advantage of that with and for our families? Several years ago, I was a foster parent to a houseful. The children that came to my home usually had no religious background. I created opportunities to plant seeds of goodness […]