Top Reasons to Take Your Kids to the Sea (and no, it’s not to drown them)

Who doesn’t love the sea? With its crashing waves, salt spray in the air, gulls crying overhead, the sea is a smorgasborg for the senses, and that’s even before you dip a toe inside. Family trips […]

#LIGHTtheWORLD this Christmas

Here’s a wonderful resource if you’re looking for simple, practical ways to bring joy to others and to experience some yourself this Christmas season. My family watched this video last night. Afterward, my teens peppered me […]

Inspiring Star Wars Quotes

With the coming of the New Year, many of us are evaluating our lives and considering the dreaded New Years Resolutions. Resolutions tend to freak me out, so I take more of a goal-setting twist. […]

Special Feature on the Society of Seasonal Secretkeepers!

  We have a special treat today–a guest post from Emily J. Parnell, author of The Society of Seasonal Secretkeepers. This wonderful book keeps the magic alive as children come to understand the realities of Santa and […]

The Berlin Candy Bomber

A few weekends ago, my family received a special treat. We got to meet the Berlin Candy Bomber. Apparently he and his squadron trained in our area. His real name is Gail Halvorsen and he’s […]