I'm so thankful that my mom is always looking for inexpensive books for my kids.
From the time my kids were born, she's been on the hunt for great, new reads for Maddy, Owen, and Cora. She searches for their favorite authors at her local library's book sale each time it's held.
She keeps an eye out for books at yard sales.
And when she finds them, she sets them aside to bring to Maryland, or she keeps them at her house for when we come to visit.
It makes a difference. It really, … Read More...
It's taken over 12 years.
But it's finally here.
Finding Dory hits the theaters today, and we couldn't be more thrilled.
Hard to believe that we met Nemo more than 12 years ago--twelve years!--and so it's definitely time we see Marlin, Nemo, Dory, and all our undersea friends again.
The movie was beautiful.
The graphics, the characters, the story, the messages--oh man, all of it. Loved it.
Maddy, Owen, Cora, and I had a chance to check it out as a press … Read More...
So many of you have asked for book lists that I'm going to make it a summer of book lists for you.
One each week.
For the most part, I'll keep them short and sweet-- ten books max-- because I know we're all busy, and I know that's sometimes all we can handle.
But the coolest part? I'll have my kids helping.
Maddy, who's 12, Owen, who is 10 now but who will be 11 by the end of the summer, and Cora, who is 9, will be helping me … Read More...
It's pretty much time that we do something.
I don't care if you're a Democrat or a Republican. An Independent or whatever. I honestly don't care.
What I care about is that you, as a human being here, living on God's green earth, take a stand on gun violence.
Do something to put an end to the gun violence.
Because if we don't start doing, my friends, things are just going to get worse.
And I'm not saying that I think guns should be banned. I'm not … Read More...
You know I'm always on the hunt for ways to make screen time really count for my kids.
I'm constantly trying to sift through all of the junk out there (because, friends, we all know there's a lot of junk out there!) to find apps that are really worth our time and money. It's difficult. Really, it is.
But thanks to our friends at Fingerprint, we were introduced to Scribble Press Deluxe, an app you can grab either over at iTunes or Google Play for less than a cup of coffee.
This app … Read More...