8 Ways To Give Back As A Family

Raise compassionate kids and show them how to give back with these family activities. There are lots of suggestions and ideas for reaching out to help others. Make kindness a family affair!“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
John Holmes

Have you thought about the different ways you can give back as a family? It doesn’t matter if you’ve got 15 minutes or five hours, your family can do something to reach out and help others.Continue Reading

Organizing Home and Life: Step 3 – Establish Habits

Tired of living in chaos? Here is the third of three steps to show you how to organize your home and life. It's time to establish some helpful habits! This month I have been sharing the 3 steps process to an organized home and life that I developed. This way of being does not come naturally, so it took many years of trial and error to figure out a system that worked for me. I have found the struggle has been worthwhile. Whenever I establish some level of organization my life becomes a lot easier.

Step 1 is letting go.

Step 2 is simplify

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Unplug and Connect – I Made This Gift For You

It’s finished!

I have finally completed and uploaded my e-book. Without further ado I present

“Unplug” Easy Activities to Help Your Family Make Memories and Connect


We all know that it is important to spend time with our children. With that in mind, I got to work and wrote Unplug. I wanted to create a book of easy activities that you can enjoy with your kids. It is my gift to you.We all know that it is important to spend time with our children. Fortunately this gift of time is the often fun part of parenting. The spontaneous hugs, the moments of sweet connection, laughing together until your stomach hurts, the joy of playing and creating.

With that in mind, I got to work and wrote Unplug. I wanted to create a resource that would help you have fun with your family.

It is my gift to you

Unplug is filled with activities you can enjoy with your kids.

Activities that don’t require much preparation, in fact many of them require NONE at all.

Some require a few materials and a little planning, although not too much I promise.

They will all help you build memories, spark imagination, and encourage creativity.

Does it sound like something you can use? I hope so!

How to get your free book

Simply type your best e-mail in the form below this post or at the top of this page.

What if I’m already subscribed?

You should have received a short e-mail from me last week. You’ll find the link inside. I understand that g-mail may have sent my e-mail into spam folders, so check there if you didn’t receive it. If you don’t see the e-mail there send me a message and I’ll resend it.

I have favor to ask

I made this book for sharing. If you have friends or loved ones who might find this book helpful could you please share this article with them. Use the social media icons at the end of this post or send them a link in an e-mail.

I hope you enjoy my little book and find it helpful in your parenting journey. I’d love to hear what you think.

“Unplug” Easy Activities to Help Your Family Make Memories and Connect


Organizing Home and Life: Step 2 – Simplify

Tired of living in chaos? Here is the second of three steps to show you how to organize your home and life. It's time to simplify!Continuing the Quest For Organization

Last week I wrote about my quest to find my own way to an organized home and life. Organization did not come easily to me and I struggled for many years. After much trial and error I discovered that getting organized could be broken into 3 basic steps.

Step 1 is Letting Go (read about letting go here).Continue Reading