5 Reasons Your Little Ones Should Be Gardening

  Image by Oscar Shen Written by Beth, Contributing Writer Kids love playing outside and getting dirty. Put those eager little hands to good work this year by letting them help in your garden! 1) Where Food Comes From I’ve always felt that it was very important for my child to know that food doesn’t just […]

The Gratitude Jar

By Laura @ The Spinach Spot, Contributing Writer  This time of year many people are making New Year’s resolutions, focusing on all the ways they can improve their lives.  While this can be a great thing I think it’s important, especially as a parent, to balance this with all the things that are right in […]

Holiday Traditions–Family Movie Night

By Jessica, contributing writer This is a special time of year, for sure. Loads of fun activities and parties, extra shopping to do and places to be. One very important thing to remember is not to substitute quality family time with all the hustle and bustle. Christmas time is an especially important time to connect […]

Creating Meaningful Family Traditions

By Doña Bumgarner, contributing writer Are your family holidays full of meaningful traditions? Or do they feel weighed down by things you do by rote, or worse, expectations that leave you drained or fighting with your family members? This season is supposed to be a special time, a time to connect with family and loved […]

Will the Real Man Please Stand up? {Celebrating St. Nicholas Day}

  Photo Credit: Kirsty Hall Post by Katie Mae Stanley, Contributing Writter “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” The Christmas season is truly a delightful and wonderful time. Families have many fun or meaningful  traditions like Advent, the Jesse Tree and Advent Calendars. It’s easy to get caught up in the fun of it […]