Your family will love this 3-year Q&A journal for kids!

Your family will love this 3-year Q&A journal for kids!

I've seen yearly journals before while browsing on Amazon or that my friends have used and the idea is incredible - ask your child the same question year after year on the same date and document their answers. A lot can change in three years and having a place where these precious ideas are stored can offer the chance to look back and see how they've grown. 

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Building LEGO & memorizing verses - 4 places I found joy in the chaos this week

Building LEGO & memorizing verses - 4 places I found joy in the chaos this week

I should have known I was next in line to get sick! After a week of the flu and colds bouncing around the kids I got hit on Monday. Thankfully it seemed to be mostly in my sinuses and throat and I never got the aches or a fever so I don't think it was the flu. I cuddled on the couch for two days before being mostly functional on Wednesday.

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How to deepen your faith with the book of James {Book Review}

How to deepen your faith with the book of James {Book Review}

For the last week or two I've been working through a new study, Awaken Faith by Ellen Hopkins. Ellen is the founder of Scripture Confident Living where she shares works to encourage women to study the Bible with confidence. She offers studies, courses, and so much more, all for the beginning believer to those mature in their faith. I am incredibly grateful for women like Ellen that have the ability to help open the Scriptures in such an accessible way! 

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How I fit in quiet time as a mom of five - and how you can too!

How I fit in quiet time as a mom of five - and how you can too!

Spending quality time with God is vital to our life, but with the chaos of everyday needs bouncing around our heads and tasks that need to be completed, it can feel nearly impossible at times to get a few moments of peace, let alone enough time to strengthen our faith. How can we fit in quiet time with God when we have so many other things that need our attention? 

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Christmas, winter break, and a snow day - 8 places I found joy in the chaos this week

Christmas, winter break, and a snow day -  8 places I found joy in the chaos this week

The holidays had me all thrown off again so this is another two week round up. It's hard to believe we are already in the second week of January and chugging along with normal life after the fun and chaos of winter break! 

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