Parenting, Media, and Hypocrisy: The Event that Changed Our Perspective Forever

Parenting, Media, and Hypocrisy

Kids are always watching. Every move we make. Every word we say. Kids see and hear it all. I've often said, if you want to know the phrases you say too much...have kids. As parents, we have been entrusted by God to raise these precious blessings He has given us. We are to protect them, feed them, nuture them and as Christians, we are to help them grow in … [Read more...]

7 Strategies for Buying Whole Food in Bulk

7 Strategies for Buying Whole Foods in Bulk

Buying whole food in bulk, any food in bulk, is almost always a much better use of your time and money. I have been doing this for years. The reason I purchase in bulk is because I want to make our money stretch as far as it can while saving time.  There are a plethora of options for buying real food in bulk. Below are my favorite ways and tips and tricks I learned … [Read more...]

Easy Almond Flour Pancakes


I have never been a morning person. It has been a long standing joke with my mom, who had the chore of getting me out of bed to get to school on time, that when I became a parent that would change. Nope, I have two kid now and I am still not a morning person. The difference is, I still am not a fan of waking up but I have two small people here that force me … [Read more...]

Sex Ed Starts at 3


My 3 year old son burst through the bathroom door and gasped when he saw me, "What happened to your penis?!" he exclaimed. (Note to self: fix the bathroom door lock.) He was horrified. "Did it fall in the potty?" he questioned. "Did you cut it off?" he wondered out loud. He simply could not contemplate why mommy did not look the same as daddy and his … [Read more...]

Just like Thieves®: DIY Immune Supporting Essential Oil Blend


I love me some Young Living Thieves® oil.  If you're new to essential oils and haven't heard about Thieves® this is what Young Living says about their blend: Thieves® essential oil blend was inspired by the legend of four 15th-century French thieves who formulated a special aromatic combination composed of clove, rosemary, and other botanicals they used while robbing the … [Read more...]

Are you a Crazy Sports Parent?


Are you a crazy sports parent? You know the one...the one that one in the stands at every game that seems to go a little bit crazy. Everyone around them is just a bit nervous when they're around them. But really, it doesn't have to be that bad! You might be the silently crazy sports parent. Maybe only your kids see it. It's so important that we are showing our kids what … [Read more...]

DIY Non-Toxic Hand Sanitizer


It’s time to run errands, so you and the kids load up in the van as you tell them all about the things you will accomplish that afternoon: grocery store, library, post office, and ice cream if there is time. “Yay! Thanks Mom!" You all go about your merry way and get everything done. Just before the ice cream is served, you think back on the germ-laden errand run … [Read more...]