Easter Egg Questions: A Dozen Talking Tips for your Family Meal

When I was going through the old plastic eggs today, putting little candies and stickers in, I found something from a couple of Easters back – little scribbled notes that reminded me or a great idea! For many years in our family, we had a tradition of sharing Easter lunch with some dear family friends […]

Lessons from Arkansas or “Where I Wish I STILL Was”

I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again…Sometimes, you just need to get away to get together. After a very busy work-week for me of extra substitute teaching and seminars, relying heavily on grandparents and babysitters for childcare, and in anticipation of Daddy’s upcoming 4-year “absence” during fellowship (starts in July), our family took advantage […]

Good Deeds and “Good Tidings”: Part 2

Continuing the Low-Down from our Family Christmas Count-down! (See \”Good Tidings\”: Part 1 and Counting to Christmas: 25 Ways to Count Down with your Kids) Day #16 – Mommy Manders Outreach Project. Christmas caroling at a nursing home has been a tradition in my life since I was a little girl. And years ago, B.C. (before children), I always […]