A Gift Guide for Boys (12 Days of Christmas Family Fun)

Wondering what to get for that young man in your life? As the mom of FOUR boys, I got you covered with this gift guide for boys, aged 5 to 15. Let’s face it. Part of the fun of Christmas is the presents. There, I said it. I’ve said it before, Jesus is the best […]

Chocolate Box of Money to Give

A Chocolate Box of Money! Follow this easy tutorial for giving a money gift creatively. For Christmas my aunt sent me one of the best, one of the most clever, one of the most practical gifts I’ve ever received. I shared it with you back in December. Upon reflection, I realized that it would make an […]

Make Jesus Cookies with a Nativity Bake Set

Baking and decorating Jesus Cookies is one of my kids’ most favorite things to do every year. Jesus Cookies are a highlight of Christmas for my kids. My mom bought us a Nativity Bake Set about ten years ago, and it seriously has been one of the best parts of our holidays — every year. […]

7 Ways to Make Christmas Easier and More Fun with Toddlers & Babies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And it can be — even with toddlers — if you consider these important points. The holidays can be a wonderful time to reunite with friends and family, celebrate another year’s passing, and to rejoice in what God has done. It can also be a crazy time […]

Ice Cubes and Christmas Trees – They Work For Me!

Let your toddler be the keeper of the tree this year. Feed your live Christmas trees with ice cubes! I distinctly remember the day in a college course when the instructor brought up the topic of holiday traditions. I don’t remember why we were discussing it. But, I do recall that day being one of […]