Practical Gifts for a Homeschooling Mom

practical gifts for a homeschooling mother

As I get older, I prefer Christmas gifts that are more practical than frivolous. Take a look at my favorite ideas for practical gifts for a homeschooling mom! Kitchen Tools I’ve mentioned that I don’t cook a lot, but we still need kitchen tools. Brett and I recently decided that our family is getting big […]

Great Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers

great gift ideas for babies and toddlers -- over 40 ideas to get you started!

Buying gifts for babies and toddlers is so much fun! Their wide eyed wonder is infectious …. they get so excited about gifts, it’s hard not to get caught up in their delight! I’m sharing some of my very favorite gift ideas for babies and toddlers. These are great for birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah and baby […]

Celebrating St. Francis Xavier: Advent Saints

st francis xavier

My very favorite liturgical season is almost here! Advent is positively jam packed with special saints and holy days, filled with meaningful ways to celebrate the liturgical year with your family! I know that I’m always feeling like I’m behind the eight ball when it comes to planning. So, I’m determined to get ahead of […]

Staying Connected with Your Children When They’re Away at College

staying in touch with your children

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CloudPetsForever #CollectiveBias Years ago, when I was in college, we survived on answering machines and trips to the campus post office to keep in contact with our families. I still remember getting SO EXCITED to see the message […]

5 Days of Water Play for Kids: Frozen Sidewalk Chalk

making your own frozen sidewalk chalk

Ready for some artistic water play for kids today? We’re wrapping up our last idea for water play for children – don’t miss the previous posts for more fun. My kids love to play with sidewalk chalk, so when I saw this version from Reading Confetti, I knew they’d love to try frozen sidewalk chalk. […]