Making Delicious Baby Food at Home – Guest Post by Ana, Author of Simple Baby Food

Ana Simple Baby Food

Making your own baby food at home is one of the best things you can do for your baby’s health and development. You control exactly what you put into the food and ensure baby is getting pure, clean food without any junk like preservatives. The bonus part of making your own baby food is that it saves you […]

Confessions of a “Spicy” Family


I just finished reading Jen Hatmaker‘s For the Love. If you haven’t borrowed it from the library, bought your own, or stole a friend’s copy, I highly recommend you do so, STAT. I can’t remember the last time I laughed so hard. Okay, it was probably when I read her last book! Anyway, the whole […]

4 Ways to Plan the Perfect Family Picnic – Guest Post by Jennifer


One of my favorite ways to bond with the kids is by going on a lazy afternoon picnic. My parents took me on lots of picnics as a child, and it’s a tradition I loved to carry on with my own family. I think that it’s one of the best ways to get the kids […]

And the Winner of the Declare Conference Scholarship Ticket is…!


I believe God has asked me to stay home from my annual blogging conference trip this year. And instead, offer my ticket to the Declare Conference as a scholarship to someone who needed to be there more than I. After receiving several entries, all with beautiful, touching stories about their journey to becoming writers, blogger, […]

The Best Thing in the World You Can Do – Guest Post by Doreen Frick


I used to love to run for office. In elementary school I wanted to be president. I wrote a speech, made posters, and gave out free pens, but I lost to a fellow classmate who was taller, more eloquent, and probably more interested in the actual office. I think I just loved to compete. If […]

A Vacation from Summer Vacation


Every year I complain about not having any real summer plans, then summer hits and it feels like time. Just. Wont. Slow. Down! So this year, I am wise to this problem, and prepared. Maybe too prepared… Last week was the last week of school for my second grader and kindergartner. And ever since there has […]

5 Great eBooks for Kids – Guest Post by Cassie


Getting your children to be enthusiastic about books from an early age can be massively beneficial. Not only are they a brilliant tool for development and nurturing imagination and communication skills, but there’s no better way to keep your little ones quiet than letting them get lost in a captivating story. Thanks to advances in […]

4 Things to Know About Declare + a FREE Conference Ticket!


I love blogging conferences. With keynotes, socials, workshops, and panels they offer education, inspiration and just plain food for my writing soul. As a stay-at-home wife and mom of three kids just the solitude in a hotel room for a couple nights often gives me the silence and clarity I need to punch out a […]

How to Instill Creativity in Young Children – Guest Post by Sandra


This post has been sponsored. I have received compensation to share this content. Creativity is, first of all, creation, the starting of something new. In early childhood and preschool a child’s creativity is ignited by productive activities like drawing, modeling, and applique. The result is always something you can see or hold in your hand, […]