One thing I just love about church publications is how simple they make it to do the little things with your littles each and every week. I found this fabulous FHE idea in the July Friend and just had to share with you all. As a busy mama I am super-duper grateful for any quick and easy ideas for family night and this one is simply the tops.
One thing that I absolutely love about the gospel, is the encouragement from our church leaders to have a family night once a week. One dedicated evening that is all about teaching, learning and growing together in the Lord and in our family love. I’ll admit we have been seriously slacking in this department the past
6 years few years … but that doesn’t mean we give up. In fact, it’s the very best reason to start NOW.
Last night we had our first family night in over a year! It was admittedly a little painful – with short attention spans, a few tears and a dance party somewhere in the middle. But we did it!! [Read more…]
I cheated hard with my 80/20 rule. It was more like a 70/30 rule – and I’m okay with that. I’m just a girl with a mean hankering for french fries + Polynesian sauce, who really, really loves to workout.
I added weights to my workout – or rather
After 32 days of straight rain the sun finally broke through and blessed the Bay Area with a warm sunny day. It was the perfect day for sight seeing in the city and doing all the tourist-y things we hadn’t done since we were kids. We visited the wax museum, Ripley’s believe it or not, dined at The Rainforest cafe, and to top it all off we went up to the top of Coit Tower and enjoyed the beautiful view of the city and the bay.
It was there, at the top of the world, where he quietly bent over and whispered in my ear that he had a confession to make…