Grown-Up Christmas List

I first learned of the song Grown-Up Christmas List when I discovered this Amy Grant video. It tells the story of an adult talking to Santa Claus, reminding him of the childhood fantasies she used to share with him; but now she … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday

We have a joke in our house. We call Thanksgiving the speed bump on the way to Christmas. That’s truly an unfortunate way of looking at a holiday that is all about giving thanks. … Continue reading

Advocating for Your Child

I was brought up when it was said that children should be “seen and not heard.” Decades later, kids are encouraged to advocate for themselves in many areas of their lives. Sometimes, though, they need help. Parents can be strong … Continue reading

The Star Movie 2017

I was browsing through the October issue of CBA Christian Market online magazine and saw this cute animated movie announcement for The Star: The Story of the First Christmas. I was about to promote it on my website, but then … Continue reading

Buying Books with a Purpose

I’ll be honest, as a lifelong book lover no one needs to push me to buy a book or two. Lately I tend not to splurge because I have hundreds of unread books between my Kindle freebies and paperbacks. It … Continue reading