Paint Colors for Your Child’s Personality

By: Lauren Tankle   When painting the walls of our children’s room we often choose the color either based on the child’s preference or the color that will match with our existing furniture, but is there more to our children’s bedroom wall color psychologically than we are aware of? I’ve compiled a list of colors … More Paint Colors for Your Child’s Personality

Let the Games Begin!

By: Sandy Churchill Upon returning from a recent game conference in Columbus, Ohio, our family was encouraged and recharged from life’s stresses—thanks to three and a half days of games, games, and more games. These are not video games—nor are they the simple-stream variety of Monopoly, Checkers, or Candyland. They are European-style board games of … More Let the Games Begin!

Enjoy Your Coffee

By: Kathy Trainor I am a mom … I am a mom of 2 boys. Boys are busy, rough, and tough. As are girls and any other knee high beings that we call children. I know you want coffee. I am here for the same reason, but don’t worry! Your little seven month old can talk … More Enjoy Your Coffee

What Are Your Gifts?

By: Carolyn Coleman I recently joined a women’s bible study group. First of all, I must say that it is not your typical bible study class. One of the first topics we discussed was, “What are your natural gifts?” Before this question was asked, I never really thought about my gifts. Honestly, I didn’t think I … More What Are Your Gifts?

Postpartum Depression

By: Jessica Aldred At 2:11 am, exactly 10 days after I delivered my perfect, healthy and gorgeous baby boy that I sat straight up in my bed and couldn’t breath. There was no nightmare, no pain from my c-section or anything really legitimate that woke me that night. It was just an all out panic that … More Postpartum Depression

Reward System

By: Jessica Aldred As parents of a school-age child and a preschooler, my husband and I often struggle with how to discipline or reward each of them without impacting the other. For instance, if we’ve promised an outing to a fun family location but my four-year-old has had a particularly bad day, it’s a tough … More Reward System

Frozen

By: Rachel Ventura If you have kids, I’m going to assume you’ve heard of a little movie called Frozen. Actually, I’m going to assume you know every word to every song, or maybe even every word in the entire movie. I know I do. Both of my children are head over heels in love with … More Frozen