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Large Family Logistics | Life as MOM

I didn’t set out to have six kids, but it’s been one of the best things to ever happen to me. That said, our life is a little different than that of smaller families.

Our European Vacation: Collioure

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We took our family to Collioure, France for ten days. It was a wonderfully restful vacation in this little corner of Languedoc-Rousilion.

3 Easy Ways to Prepare for Easter as a Family

Easter Egg

Want to add a deeper spiritual dynamic to your Easter preparation? Consider one of these three easy ways to prepare for Easter.

How I am Surviving Valentine’s Day on the Cheap

Valentine's Day

Despite my best intentions, Valentine’s Day isn’t all doves and glitter.

Our European Vacation: Sarlat-la-Caneda to Collioure

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the seventh installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. Last I left you in this epic tale, […]

5 Easy Ways to Say “I Love You” Without Cards, Gifts, or Chocolate

Valentine

Looking for some inexpensive ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day — or any day? Prerna’s got you covered with these frugal tips. A confession: we’re not in a big celebration of Valentine’s Day at our home. In fact, we’ve been known to forget it most of the time. However, we are big on showing our love to […]

DIY Printable Valentines

Printable Valentines

Not into store-bought Valentines? Check out our collection of easy, printable Valentine cards. Next week I’m taking the kids to our homeschool group’s Valentine park day. They get to swap candies and cards with a mess of other kids which makes it a super fun day. Usually we print our own valentines. Mainly because I […]

10 Great Book Series for Kids

10 great book series for kids

Want to get reading with your kids? Here are ten books series that have been FishFam-tested.  This post was originally posted on January 20, 2013. These books are still my favorites! Since I am a bookworm, it was really important to me that our kids love to read. FishPapa loves to read, so it sounded […]