Archives for September 2013

Introducing {31 Days of Bible Crafts} Series

Introducing {31 Days of Bible Crafts} Series

Last year, I heard some rumblings about a bunch of bloggers who had committed to picking a subject and writing about it for 31 days.  Of course, I heard about this fun party half-way through, but this year, Oh Amanda alerted me to it just in time. I decided to jump in on the fun and will be bringing you: 31 Days of Bible Crafts Read all about the event over at the Nester where you can also see the plethora of amazing posts from last year! In the meantime, start gathering up your … [Read more...]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Fall! {Halloween and Fall Fun Round-Up}

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Fall! {Halloween and Fall Fun Round-Up}

The weather is getting cooler and pumpkins are sprouting up all over the stores.  I have spotted Halloween decorations, fall leaves on wreaths, and apple cider galore.  I thought it was about time to haul out my old Fall and Halloween themed posts from years past to save you the time searching for them! Pumpkin and Pajama Party  This Halloween Alternative combines the unending appeal of wearing pajamas with the seasonal fun of pumpkins.  Click through to find games, snacks, and ideas for … [Read more...]

The Influence of Lost Words

The Influence of Lost Words

Today's guest post comes from Brandi Miller of Worlds of Wow.  I am please to partner with Worlds of Wow and thank them for their sponsorship of Growing Kids Ministry blog.    I recently attended a conference for an organization we partner with.  It did not take long to notice an overwhelming sense of integrity in the room.  This room was filled with leaders in the industry of construction, architecture and design.  Collectively we serve churches and collaborate as to how to do that better, … [Read more...]

Story Time Round-Up

Story Time Round-Up

This summer, the kids and I loaded up into our very crowded car every Monday morning and headed to Whitford Park. We read stories, sang songs, and made crafts with the kids in the community, hoping to share the love of God in a meaningful and practical way. We repeated the whole process on Monday night over at Shades Beach.  Because of Story Time, we made new friends, strengthened friendships we already had, and generally had a lot of fun.   I tried to posts pictures of our adventures each … [Read more...]

Preschool Craft Round-Up

Preschool Craft Round-Up

For the last year or so, I have had the priviledge of writing craft and homeschool posts over at Three Boys and a Dog blog.  I will no longer be writing for that site, but before I officially closed that chapter in my life, I wanted to share some of my favorite crafts from the site. Three Kittens Preschool Homeschool Activities Check out part one and part two for crafts, sequencing, and fun mitten washing activities. Native American Headbands Find a fun Thanksgiving craft and great … [Read more...]

Where is a Woman’s Place?

Where is a Woman’s Place?

It was always my plan to stay home with the children.  From early in our dating relationship, I made it clear to my now-husband, Mike, that I did not want to have children until we were financially prepared for me to stay home.  After being married about five years, we had saved up enough of a bumper for me to comfortably quit working for at least a year.  After that, I hoped to find some kind of work at home income.  Our beautiful daughter was born and I was beyond thrilled to hold her, feed … [Read more...]