Are you looking for a fun alternative to your family dinner time? I know we tend to get into our routine which can get boring after a while. Well, here is a fun idea we did recently: Progressive Family Dinner!The idea behind this, is that we got to enjoy our favorite foods but at different… Continue reading Progressive Family Dinner
This Busy Season
It's in these stressful seasons that we grow the most. I'm excited, not only for each of these special events, but to see how God uses them to make me grow as a person!
My United Step-Family: How We Spend the Holidays Together as One Family
My parents' divorce ultimately just grew our family rather than divide it.
What Being a Military Family Taught Me About the Holidays
Family Friday My husband missed our sons Birthday. He didn't get to see the kids in their Halloween costumes this year. He missed Thanksgiving. He will miss seeing the sparkle of our lights and their excited glowing faces on Christmas morning. We will ring in the New Year without him. The list goes on and on....special… Continue reading What Being a Military Family Taught Me About the Holidays
Loss: A Tribute to My Father In-Law
Loss Loss I've been pretty blessed in my life. I have lived a life full of love and yet, I've never really experienced loss up until this point. My wonderful Father-in-Law went home to Jesus yesterday after an 18 month battle with Lung Cancer. It's still hard for me to say those words. It's hard… Continue reading Loss: A Tribute to My Father In-Law
How I Use The Power of Music to Maintain A Happy Home
Family Friday Music... Driving from our house to Waikiki today, the radio turns on to the mashup of 10,000 Reasons//What a Beautiful Name. Instantly, my kids (5 & 7) start singing along. It was so sweet to hear their little voices singing along word for word. I couldn't help but smile as I watched them… Continue reading How I Use The Power of Music to Maintain A Happy Home
Today…You Taught Your Mommy…
As parents, we tend to focus on what WE are teaching our kids. Perhaps, they are the ones who are, in fact, teaching us!
Losing My Patience
The bible says "love is patient, love is kind." I love my kids more than anything...so why am I not always patient with them? And, in those moments, not always kind?
10 Ways to Sneak in More Family Time
Nothing says "I love you" more than devoting time for one another!
Paused: Taking Time to Recharge
Hey friends! Sorry I have been a little non-existent lately! I have family visiting us from the mainland. I can't wait to share with you soon some of what we have been doing while they are visiting. We definitely are keeping the adventurous lifestyle going. We rented a beach house on the North Shore of… Continue reading Paused: Taking Time to Recharge