How to Make Money Real for Kids

how to make money real for kids

Of all the topics that parents seem to struggle to talk about with their children, money is up there with sex. It’s not that they are necessarily uncomfortable talking about it (though that may very well be the case), but I honestly think it is something that many feel doesn’t really warrant a deep discussion […]

Clever Organizing Tips Using Re-purposed Items


If you’re like me, you’ve had more than a few unorganized junk drawers/shelves/boxes/corners/bins/closets in your home at any given time. Simplicity has been a quest of mine for the last several years, and part of that includes finding simple ways to keep things organized. But it’s not always easy. I don’t want a convoluted organizational […]

31 Days to Peace :: Day 30 – Find Your Heart Verse


This autumn has been a doozy. I’m not sure why it’s been different from any other autumn. But it has, and it’s hard, because autumn and winter are my favorite seasons, with their bright colors, frigid temperatures that make me feel alive, and the hope of spring. At least they used to be… this one […]