19 Simple Ways to Pursue Joy in the New Year

Simple New Years Goals Humility and Doxology

What if there were some simple ways to bring joy to the New Year? What if we didn’t try to change the whole world (or the whole year) in 2019… What if we just choose to do one simple thing today to bring joy to our own lives and the lives of our neighbors…


Easy Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family

Easy Thanksgiving Activities the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Looking for some simple, fun Thanksgiving crafts and hands-on activity ideas for your children? Here are 4 Thanksgiving activities that are not only fun at home with the kids, but are also easy to bring on the road as you join family and friends at holiday celebrations. Get the whole family, young and old, involved … Continue reading Easy Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family

My First Reading Journal: developing the reading journal habit in our elementary students

Reading Journal Elementary children free printable

A reading journal is a wonderful way to develop the habit of careful, engaged reading. Even our elementary-aged children can profit from developing the simple habit of keeping a reading journal!  They will not be expected to write original thoughts, but they are forming the habit of reading with a pencil and paper nearby.

Bathroom Cleaning Checklist Printable

I don't know about you, but sometimes my kids don't seem to remember things I have told them a million times!  And when it comes to chores, nobody likes Mommy to be nagging them all the time! Bathroom Cleaning Checklist I've created a bathroom cleaning checklist to help my kids follow a simple series of … Continue reading Bathroom Cleaning Checklist Printable