Making Christmas Count – Part 3

PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 It didn鈥檛 work out for my husband and I to spend Christmas this year with our kids and their families. But one of the great things about being retired is that we can come and go as we please (and as our budget allows). So we spent a…

Making Christmas Count – Part 2

PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 The Great Christmas Tree Hunt 馃殭 馃馃従 It all began with my Dad and a trip to my grandparents property which held a fairly good number of pine trees. We only had real trees for Christmas so the scent of that pine is firmly planted in my…

Making Christmas Count – Part 1

PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 馃懇馃従馃懆馃従鈥嶐煢别煈煆解嶐煢别煣掟煆筐煈ю煆金煈煆金煣旔煆攫煣戰煆攫煈煆綢 come from a family of nine kids. Yes, that鈥檚 right. There were nine of us. Six girls and three boys. 馃さ馃従馃懇馃徑鈥嶐煉拣煓忦煆 I don鈥檛 know how my parents did it but with faith in God, hard work and lots of prayer we all made it out of…

Give The Gift of Learning

馃巵馃巵馃巵To make your holiday season merry and bright, I am offering my Holiday Baby Box and Holiday Big Box to one-time and monthly subscribers at the $100 level and above! – 馃摃馃摋馃摌You will receive my book of the month along with access to advance content and resources. You also have the option to receive my…

How to Build Your Child鈥檚 Motor Skills

馃檱馃徎鈥嶁檪锔忦煓囸煆锯嶁檧锔忦煓囸煆尖嶁檪锔忦煓囸煆烩嶁檧锔廌o you want to build your child鈥檚 motor skills? You can do so by inviting your children to help you get your home ready for the holidays! – 馃巹Hand your children holiday napkins to fold, or give them decorative pinecones to fill your dining room centerpiece. You can also give them a box of Christmas…