What if Christmas was every day? Because it kinda should be—

What if Christmas was every day? Because it kinda should be—

When Christmas-tide comes in like a bride, With holly and ivy clad, Twelve days in the year, much mirth and good cheer In every household is had From…


Is it time to reset your focus?

Is it time to reset your focus?

The day we became parents was the day our focus changed. While our attention was once on ourselves, our careers, or our weekend plans, in a moment…


Tis the season for joy

Tis the season for joy

Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child.  Years ago, my husband and I attended an event at our child’s school, and something the speaker…


Sharing more than presents this Christmas

Sharing more than presents this Christmas

During the holiday season, it seems the “to-do” list takes on a new meaning. It consistently grows a little bit longer as the hours and the days…


The relaxed mom’s guide to a joyful Christmas

The relaxed mom’s guide to a joyful Christmas

A few days ago, I was spending a little time journaling in my one-line-a-day book. The question was something like, “how would your mom describe you…


A new reason to love Chick-fil-A

A new reason to love Chick-fil-A

Originally published on Foundations with Janet Denison I love Chick-fil-A.  The food is great, the service is almost always better than anyone…


How to give your kids confidence that the Christmas story is true

How to give your kids confidence that the Christmas story is true

I used to work for a charity that taught seven to eleven year-olds the Bible in local schools in London. Some were Christian schools; most were not.…


Turning Christmas traditions into teachable moments

Turning Christmas traditions into teachable moments

I loved Christmas long before I loved Christ.  I love candlelight and cozy nights. I love card-making and tree-decorating. I love home-made…


Making a plan for holiday family gatherings

Making a plan for holiday family gatherings

We’re entering the season filled with awe, wonder, gratitude, and dread. It’s that time of year where we get to spend time with the family we love.…