Dragon Themed Books for Little Dragon Lovers

One of my favorite parts of Dragon Week was the books! Oh, the books! We spent several hours at the library hunting for any and all dragon books. I taught Asa how to search by author and the Dewey Decimal system (ok, I may be a bit rusty at that part) and we had so […]

Make Your Own Dragon Book: Dragon Week

Dragon week is here! Well, it won’t really be a whole week here on the blog, but it was a whole week with my son! Every day that my daughter was at camp, Asa and I did some kind of dragon-themed activity based on How To Train Your Dragon 2 and James 3! The first […]

How To Train Your Dragon 2: Family Discussion Guide

Earlier this year, when we started talking about sending Lydia to camp, I knew I’d have to come up with some awesome shtick to make Asa un-sad about being left out of the big camp experience. Somehow we realized that How To Train Your Dragon 2 was coming out semi-close to camp and I decided […]

Books I’d Put On a Summer Reading List

I’m a sucker for the kids’ summer reading programs. All the bookstores have them, the libraries and even banks. Some of the programs let you read whatever you want, then turn your list in for a prize. Others give you a list of books to read. I usually like this because I get to discover […]

Do You Wanna Watch a Mo-vie?

Based on the popularity of my movie reviews and family movie guides…ok, maybe based on how much I enjoy those posts, my friend Heather (also a fabu movie mama) and I are starting a weekly monthly frequent podcast about current movies and how to use them to bring up God-centered topics and conversation with your […]

Can We Listen To An Odyssey?

Every single day for the past few months my kids ask this question, “Can we listen to an Odyssey?”. While we’re cooking dinner, eating breakfast, doing chores, in the car or just hanging out at home. They want to listen to an Odyssey. If you’ve been around here for any stretch of time, I’ve probably […]

Surprised by Motherhood

A few weeks ago I got an email that said, “Hey, we’re doing a special video at church on Mother’s Day and would love to have you in it.” Well, hello—put my face and words on a video screen in front of eleventybillion people? SIGN ME UP! Apparently, the email was sent two days ago and […]