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Happy Thanksgiving from Kerry

Let’s be honest … the holidays are not always fun & happy for many of us. Memories or existing circumstances can bring us down. I know. I’ve been there. I am there. What gets me through holidays, especially Thanksgiving? Thankgiving where we are suppose to be with family and be thankful. Counting it joy, despite… Continue Reading

How Thankfulness Wrecked Our Family

How Thankfulness Wrecked Our Family

Can you be totally devastated by thankfulness? Can the act of one (or many) create such a cataclysmic change in the heart of another? Can gratitude change who we are? I struggle to put into words this idea, however, I can say that kindness and thankfulness have wrecked me (for the good) in unimaginable ways…. Continue Reading

6 Ways to Find Real Joy & Peace at Thanksgiving

6 Ways to Find Real Joy & Peace at Thanksgiving

Sometimes Thanksgiving can cause thoughts of sorrow, angst and sadness. It’s easy to get caught up in the loss of a loved one we might be spending our first, fifth or twentieth holiday without. It may even be that our insurance has been canceled, jobs have been lost or life has just become hard. How… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Cookies Ideas

Thanksgiving Cookies Ideas

When I saw these fun Thanksgiving cookies ideas, I knew I had to make them with my granddaughters. And we did. These are super-simple to make. Even preschoolers can make them. If you have young kids, you’ll need to help a little. If your kids are older, they can make them completely by themselves, as… Continue Reading

How to Stop Stress during the Holidays

How to Stop Stress during the Holidays

Thanksgiving is upon us and Christmas is right around the corner. I don’t know about you, but it is so easy to be overwhelmed … with more stress and less joy. Exactly the opposite of what I want. I want to know how to stop stress during the holidays. And I think you feel it… Continue Reading

Bible Study on Thanksgiving

Reading the Bible is important all year long, but especially as we teach our kids to be thankful. November is the perfect time to remind and teach our kids to be thankful by using a Bible study on Thanksgiving.  First, I recommend choosing one verse your family will memorize. On Thanksgiving Day, recite that verse… Continue Reading

Handprint Turkey Craft for Kids

Handprint Turkey Craft for Kids

30 Days of Thanks Grand Prize Giveaway I’ve rounded up a wonderful prize for one of my lucky readers.  During the entire month, you can enter to win our Giving Thanks Grand Prize Giveaway. Lifeschooling, Farmer’s Wife Rambles , This Love-Filled Life, Beyond the Stick Figure, The Wolfe Pack, Mom’s Mustard Seeds and How to… Continue Reading

Dancing Popcorn & Other Thanksgiving Science Experiments

Dancing Popcorn & Other Thanksgiving Science Experiments

Science can be so much fun when you do simple Thanksgiving science experiments like dancing popcorn. Corn & cranberries are classic foods for fall or Thanksgiving. I spent the weekend with my granddaughters and decided to do some fun experiments, even preschoolers or kindergarteners can do. I made a few videos for you so your… Continue Reading

Dealing with Rejection

Dealing with Rejection

Rejection & being offended are hard…not easy at all. Especially when the offenses or rejection come from those close to you. I know! I’ve lived through one of the hardest circumstances of my life during the past three years. Dealing with rejection took time, but I’m thankful God is faithful. I pray this encourages you… Continue Reading

Back to School for Moms

Back to School for Moms

It’s almost time to start homeschooling again and you can find lots of back to school ideas for the kiddos. How about back to school for moms when she homeschools? Since many of you mentioned “getting started” as one of your biggest challenges, I recorded a video just for you. Whether this is your first… Continue Reading