Archives for October 2009

My New Favorite

Photo :: :: :: The view from our kitchen window. Breakfast :: :: :: Pear Pancakes. {I know, I’ve linked to them before. But seriously, Asa crawls toward the freezer every morning. He adores them.} Gift for Graduates or School Going Types :: :: :: Know It All Pencils {hilarious!} DIY Christmas Gift :: :: […]


Grover Hand Puppet from Make And Takes {did you know Sesame Street is 40 years old?!} Polka Dot Trees Leaf Experiment from 5 Orange Potatoes {oh, I’m doing this next year!} The Princess Castle from Mommy Words {wow! A huge castle made from boxes. I’ll never do this, but my kids can dream, can’t they?} […]

Giving Up on a Perfect Halloween: 7 Bible Halloween Costumes

We’re not doing Halloween this year. Lydia is just too fearful. And I’m just too tired to deal with screams over cotton spiderwebs. I’ve been thinking about it a lot and if you’re interested, there are some SUPER FAB posts by some SUPER FAB guest bloggers (and one by moi) about Halloween over at Impress […]

Alphabet Scripture Verses: A to Z

Pin It Have you been looking for some scriptures and activities to do with your child that also correspond to the alphabet? One reason I started Impress Your Kids is because as I scoured the internet, I couldn’t find a list of alphabetical scriptures that worked for a 2 year old! I finally put them […]

I can't believe I did it!

picture by Flickr user (A3R) angelrravelor (A3R) Last week, I took a big step in my parenting life… after years of saying I could never do it, I unplugged the TV. I said I could never do it, even though I admired all the parents who had – or who had even completely gotten rid […]

The Sisterchicks Cook for A Month

I met Trish from Once a Month Mom at Blissdom last year. She had not even started her blog and was at a blog conference AND had some super cute business cards! I was intrigued. It has taken me almost an entire year to actually take the advice of her blog. And what IS her […]

Book Review: Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs

Last night we did our first family devotional time. OK, it wasn’t exactly a devotional. But it was a family activity. And it was about Jesus. So, I’m going to call it a devotional. We sat down together and read The Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs. Then we acted it out. Here’s how […]