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Do You Need Miracles from God in 2020?

Do You Need Miracles from God in 2020?

Happy New Year! As I begin a new year & a new decade, I believe we will see miracles from God in 2020. Let me share what happened this morning & why I believe we will have miracles this coming year. Before I started praying this morning, I noticed a WhatsApp message. For those of… Continue Reading

Joy at Christmas … Is it possible?

Joy at Christmas … Is it possible?

Merry Christmas! It’s the most wonderful time of the year … time to have joy at Christmas. But is it possible? Today we celebrate Jesus’ birth. What more is there to give joy. But how do you have joy when you’re busy or overwhelmed … when life isn’t easy. Normally, I share family stories of… Continue Reading

Most Important Talk with Kids at Christmas

Most Important Talk with Kids at Christmas

What is the most important talk you can have with your kids at Christmas? I’ve received many answers that include some of these: true reason for the season giving not always asking how to be charitable and not selfish to be grateful for what we receive. These are all important ideas to share with your… Continue Reading

6 Christmas Writing Activities

6 Christmas Writing Activities

If you’ve listened to my Christmas workshop or read my blog, you know I firmly believe in taking a break from homeschool during Advent.  We all need a break to refresh ourselves, so take a break between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not a break from learning…that’s an everyday event. But, at least take a break from… Continue Reading

Advent Calendar 2019 Countdown

Advent Calendar 2019 Countdown

I remember when my kids were living at home and I’d sign up for every possible Christmas & Advent activity possible. I even used a calendar like an Advent Calendar 2019 to keep track of all our busyness. Although I didn’t realize it at the time, I was setting us up for an explosion on… Continue Reading

First Sunday in Advent

First Sunday in Advent

Today is the first Sunday in Advent. Did you light the 1st candle of your advent wreath today?  Do you even have an advent wreath? I could send you to an online source, but I’ll be straight-up honest. Just head over to your local craft store with the weekly coupon for 40-50% off. That will… Continue Reading

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How can we encourage gratitude for kids? Let’s jump right in . . . Pray to Encourage Gratitude for Kids Praying seems so simple, but doesn’t always happen. We say our relationship with God is most important, but the urgent activities take over and we push prayer aside.  If that is a picture of your… Continue Reading

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

As we enter the Advent season, we should remember the Thanksgiving holiday sets up Advent & Christmas. One way we can refocus our family’s Christmas season is to use gratitude activities as we look at the past. Our family’s past and history’s past. When we see how God has blessed us and others, we can… Continue Reading

Is It Worth the Wait? {Pre-Cyber Monday Goodies}

I remember remodeling our kitchen several years ago. I thought it would take 6-8 weeks and we would be finished by Thanksgiving. What I didn’t realize is the wood flooring still had to sit for a couple of weeks before they could seal it. That meant we couldn’t move everything back in our kitchen until… Continue Reading

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