1. Sibling Fighting Cont.: Practical Ways to Survive It

    Last night, I posted about sibling fighting and some of the things that God has been teaching me about the heart issues involved.  I do want to add, however, that…

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  2. Sibling Fighting

    This picture was my favorite of all the pictures I took this Christmas.  We were in the middle of opening gifts at my parents' house when Owen decided to find…

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  3. How Big was Goliath?

    Today's advent tree reading was about David and Goliath. (Well, when I say "today," I mean the one we did today, which was the reading for December 11th. But if…

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  4. Advent Tree

    We are doing an advent tree (or Jesse tree as they are also called) this year at our house!  Basically, an advent tree is a way for families to celebrate…

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  5. Teaching Boys to Work God's Way

    Jordan and I have been concerned lately about our older two boys' lazy tendencies.  They are lazy in different ways.  Aidan does everything fast.  Fast and impulsive.  He zips through…

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  6. A Glimpse of His Glory

    After we did this Bible study, and this Bible study, we continued reading through the Old Testament in the Story Bible by Catherine Vos. We read through Judges, King Saul,…

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  7. Helping Kids (and Parents!) Deal with Anger

    We did not work on any fun projects in the frugal house today... :(  We had some character issues and "training moments" come up today that delayed everything!  Actually, I…

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