Browsing Tag


Nest Building

Awana Leader Thank You Gift

Thank your kid's Awana leader with this simple thank you gift - includes a free printable!

Our girls have been in Awana this year and have absolutely loved it.  W is a Cubbie, learning short Bible verses every week with the help of a rockstar leader.  And G is a Spark, having a blast each week, playing games and learning about Jesus!  All the leaders for the Awana program we go to demonstrate a dedication and love for these kids and the Lord every week.  We are so thankful for them!

We were working on making some holiday gifts in the kitchen the other day and I had a flash of inspiration.  We made the most amazing Christmas “Candy” and I was thinking about who we could give it to.  (If I don’t give it away, I will eat it all!)  And I had a sudden inspiration for a super simple Awana leader thank you gift. Continue Reading

Growing Up

Tiggly Shapes for Tots: a Review and GIVEAWAY!

NOTE: I received this product as a giveaway and I liked it so much I am sharing a review.  I was not compensated for this post and I am sharing my honest opinion.

Modern-day technology is moving so much faster than I am prepared for.  My husband and I have the age-old “When I was a kid” conversation so often in regards to technology.  And he is much more prepared for the advances than I am.  He is the computer nerd in the family and I am the one who barely scrapes by (even as the writer of this blog).

I tend to be the parent who says no to technology of most kinds except as a treat or something special.  We limit the screen time our oldest has (thankfully our youngest is just not interested in any screens yet…yes, she is mine!).  And I am kind of dead set against her playing a lot of games on screens.

BUT (!) I am amazed at how innovative and intuitive some of the games on the market are.  I don’t have a lot of experience with apps and things for kids, so I am just a mom speaking from the limited exposure I have had to these things. Continue Reading