I Find Fault in Teaching Girls to be Modest

There are many reasons that, as I became adult, I stepped away from organized religion. I still believe in God and Jesus. I still am Christian, but I believe organized religion focuses way too much on everything bad with people, judging, and putting unreasonable expectations on others. One of the lessons I have always hated …

8 Ways to Teach Children to be Honest

As parents we want to create an environment for our children that fosters trust and honesty. I remember when I was a child there were several reasons I would lie to my parents. Usually due to fear of discipline. Lying is an easy habit our kids can get into, starting at a young age, we …

How to Raise an Open-Minded Child

We are increasingly at odds with one another. It can be increasingly obvious as the United States continues in such a bipartisan split. What’s important in raising our children is to teach them to understand, to learn, to question, and to never just take things at face value. Exposing our children to diversity in religious, …

The Ultimate List of 4th of July Family Activities

4th of July is one holiday that I have always loved. I love the fireworks and getting together with family. I love planning fun activities with the kids. Here are some amazing activities, crafts, home decor, and recipes for a fun-filled 4th of July. Activities Free Printable 4th of July Patriotic Count and Color Game …

55 Memorable Mother and Daughter Date Ideas

I grew up the second to youngest of six kids. It can be easy when you have multiple children to lose track of giving each child some individualized attention. But to make sure your child feels loved, heard, and appreciated it’s wonderful to make sure you each (mom and dad) spend individual time with each …

55 Memorable Daddy and Daughter Date Ideas

Making sure you can have some individualized time with your children is really important. We have two daughters and a son and we’ve considered making sure each child has some individual attention with both mom and dad. I grew up the second to youngest of six kids. It can be easy when you have multiple …

25 Activities and Crafts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is approaching and it’s a great time to make sure your dad, your child’s father, and any other father figure feel special. Here are some great crafts and activities to do with your kids for Father’s Day. 20 Free Father’s Day Printable Cards Star Wars Yoda Card Craft Easy Lion Card Craft Simple …

True Hospital Bag Must Haves and Many Things That Are Not Necessary!

It can be hard, especially for the first pregnancy, to know what you need while you’re at the hospital during labor and after. There are lists upon lists online where people tell you their hospital bag must haves. Many I did not see as necessary. **This post contains affiliate links** Comfortable Clothes Once you have …