Sibling Bonds Forged in the Car

Sibling Bonds Forged in the Car

A few weeks ago, we pack our van with camping supplies, a few changes of clothes, and our little family of eight and we hit the road.  We said we weren’t stopping until we hit the ocean. We made some stops, but we finally dug our toes in the sand and looked out...
Streamline the Chaos

Streamline the Chaos

Our days have been crazy lately.  Nothing earth shattering or different than any other family of active kids.  You know how it is: calendars filled with more activities than hours, a car filled with wrappers and ziplock bags, because you’re basically living out...
Finding God in the Nutella Jar

Finding God in the Nutella Jar

There’s nothing like a strong parenting moment to help you more fully understand the Fatherhood of God. Kateri wakes up each morning demanding “a piece of bread with butter all around it”.  By which she means, lightly toasted bread with butter spread...

Joys of February

I am positively thrilled to see the arrival of February.  It’s a dull, dreary, cold month, for certain.  But its arrival brings us one step closer to my favorite time of year – SPRING! February is also great, because you can pour over all of those seed...

These Slow Christmas Days

I really do love these lazy in-between days of the Christmas season.  Even the secular world slows down a bit, to nod to Our King (whether they want to admit it, or not).  We’ve been filling our days with cozy fires and friendly board games and a few too many...