Kids, Chores, Questions and the Answer…

Kids, Chores, Questions and the Answer…

With five children ranging in age from seven to seventeen, kids and their chores have been at the forefront of my mind for over a decade. I could write a book on all the varying strategies we have tried and implemented, our successes and failures, but finding...
How to organize kids’ chores and routines?

How to organize kids’ chores and routines?

  Is listening to me share about my large family and our organization even interesting? How could Jen really want me to share about this on her blog. Then I remembered that families of 8 land big Cable Reality Shows and get to take fantastic vacations with their...
Should Summer Be Uncomfortable?

Should Summer Be Uncomfortable?

Summer is in full swing, and I’m stuck finding the balance of being a fun, spontaneous, and carefree mom and struggling with the daily challenge to purposefully engage our children’s hearts and minds amidst their expectation of total relaxation and lots of...
Remembering Truth Amidst Chaos

Remembering Truth Amidst Chaos

A couple days ago, my daughters made a “kids couch.” They pushed together two folding chairs, covered it with a blanket, and snuggled up on top with books. It was adorable that they were so determined to sit with each other – and appalling that they...

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