Learn Lessons From The Butterfly

 Faith and Family Blog  We can learn some of life's greatest lessons by watching the struggles of a butterfly leave the cocoon, said the teacher, as she sent each of her biology students home for the weekend with a cocoon-in-a-bottle....more

Blue Jeans Without the Bling...

I met my favorite farmer at a Dartmouth College fraternity party more than 22 years ago. No matter how many times they hear it, my daughters love listening to the story....more

Preparing Your Pets To Meet Your Baby

Sometimes, just the thought of introducing your human baby to your furry babies can send a hormonal pregnant mama into an anxiety riddled tailspin! BUT, I promise that when done thoughtfully and purposefully, this introduction can be the beginning of a beautiful relationship. ...more
What books or websites did you read while preparing?more

Top 10 Budget Travel Ideas for Dream Vacation

How would you feel if you could afford your dream vacation? Discover how to achieve your dreams by following these top 10 budget travel ideas....more

Easy Steps to Start a Family Garden

Easy Steps to Start a Family GardenBY HOLLY ...more
Great post, regarding the wood for the planting boxes, you want to be sure to use raw lumber and ...more

The Place ~ A Story: The In Between Part

March 14,2015:  Off to a very rough start today.  It's 3:32 am and I really should be in bed.  But, before I go, this:...more
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we always try to involve grace in our everyday activities.  when possible, we let her help us in the kitchen and when i’m cleaning, i make sure she’s right next to me helping me get rid of our dust bunnies. we always try to expose her to our house tasks (chores) and teach her the importance of taking care of ourselves, our home and each other....more