Valentine’s Fun

February 13, 2012

I know it’s only the 13th of February, but we have plans tomorrow evening so this was our chance to get a family Valentine meal in.  It was quite impromptu, but we had fun pulling a few things together. Here’s Addie “helping” to make our Valentine cupcakes. This is my attempt at making heart shaped […]

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A Fun Easter Activity

April 15, 2011

This activity represents Jesus being covered in oil and spices and being laid in the tomb. After you bake the rolls Jesus disappears (melted in this case) and the tomb is empty. This is a great way for little minds to begin thinking about how surprised Mary must have been Easter morning.

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The Definition of a Great Dad

December 18, 2010

Thanks for being a very present and loving daddy to our children, Kirk!

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Traditions

December 8, 2010

Don’t you love traditions…especially this time of year?    Isn’t that part of what made childhood fun and nostalgic?  I have found that I “borrow” other’s ideas better than coming up with my own.  So, here’s some we’d like to share that we’ve picked up from others along the way.  Most of these are for […]

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Parenting Jesus

December 1, 2010

Cade and Ella are at the age where they are starting to remember our past Christmases together and anticipate our traditions.  They still seem to forget details of how things go though.  It is in the retelling of the Christmas story and Jesus’ life on earth that really helps me stop and reflect in a […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 16, 2009

The kids are excited and we are having fun putting up the tree, wrapping gifts, going to Christmas programs, making Christmas treats and listening to Christmas music.  There is something so fun about hearing the story of Jesus coming to earth through the ears of a child.  As adults, we are so used to the […]

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