Creating a {Healthy} Family Culture

A few weeks ago I attended the Orange Conference as a blogger! I live-tweeted* a lot of the sessions so if you were following me, you may have had a peek of how great it was. The Orange Conference is for pastors, leaders and volunteers in children, youth and family ministry. Their main philosophy is […]

Orange Conference 2012 (*giveaway*)

Remember when I went to The Orange Conference last year? It’s a big conference that helps churches and parents link arms and raise their kids for Jesus. My friend Mary and I went together and it was so fun to see all the different resources and meet all the different organization and pastors who were […]

Orange Conference Bloggers

When I started Impress Your Kids it was really just for me. It was to keep me accountable to what I was doing with Lydia. But soon I realized that I had something unique to offer. I felt like I saw parenting from a different perspective because I had been involved in full-time church ministry […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness & Orange Round Up

The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness has been…well, kind to us. We’ve had a lot of fun with this one and been able to talk about it a lot. Kindness is one of the easiest ones to measure and act on –especially for a 3 year old with a 1 year old brother! Here’s a […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Orange Kindness Kids

Lydia is spending the night with her cousin from Mexico. No, Lydia’s not in Mexico. This cousin is. Well, not right now. The cousin is visiting so they are both spending the night at my mother-in-law’s. Is that confusing? Yeah, me, too. Anyway, while she was gone, I made this fun craft for her to […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness Orange

I have been so out of touch with my normal life the past few days! I was in California for a vacation/bloggy event/family renunion. My kids are wonked (is that a word?) by the time zones, our house is a mess and still the first thing Lydia says to me when we get home is, […]