25 Every Day Happenings in a Large Family

I am often asked how I can do it all, generally in reference to having a large, bustling brood.  I am always quick to answer, “I don’t.” What I mean by that is that it is a group effort.  I don’t do everything on my own.  It would not be humanly possible to “do it all” on my own.  I have a great … [Read more...]

A Solid Foundation

Right now my oldest and I are watching some Kenneth Copeland videos on a topic we enjoy in the evenings as part of our one-on-one time.  It is a great way for us to gain wisdom into this particular aspect in our lives, but also just last night I remarked at how I enjoyed watching these at night, … [Read more...]

Monday’s Walk in the Word

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. I am constantly asking my kids to weigh what they say and do through the filter of kindness.  This verse speaks directly to the heart of that matter. … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Walk in the Word

Today’s verse is Romans 12:10 Be devoted to one another in love.  Honor one another above yourselves. This is a great verse that illustrates not only how to be committed to one another, but also how to live out the Golden Rule.  When thinking of others verse, it is impossible to sin against them … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday: cinnamon rolls Tuesday: oatmeal packets and toast Wednesday: cereal Thursday: pancakes Friday: cereal Saturday: Dutch baby Sunday: cereal   Lunches: Monday: sandwiches Tuesday: eggs and toast Wednesday: hot dogs Thursday: english muffin … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday: oatmeal packets and toast Tuesday: ooey-gooey bread, blueberry muffins Wednesday: cereal Thursday: oatmeal in the pan Friday: cereal Saturday: puffed pancake Sunday: cereal   Lunches: Monday: tortillas and cheese Tuesday: … [Read more...]

Indoor Energy Burning Activities for Little Ones

When going outside or heading to the nearest mall play area just aren’t an option, it can be so hard to stay inside with kids who have waaaay to much energy.  The following activities that burn off some energy have been a life saver for me at times. Dance Party ~ this entertained my oldest kids … [Read more...]