Tag Archives: Books

Pictivities – An Interactive Board Book that My Children Love!

Confession: I've been collecting children's books since I was in high school. As a child I loved reading - scratch that - I was obsessed with reading. I carried a book everywhere I went. Now that I have children of my own, I want to pass that same passion for reading on to them so I am always on the lookout for new books for our children's library. When I was introduced to the interactive children's book - Pictivities by Meg and Corbin Frost - I knew it would be a hit with my little ones. Read more [...]

Thoughts on Motherhood Realized

Curling up with a book I can't put down is one of my guilty pleasures. This month I am reading Motherhood Realized: An Inspiring Anthology for the Hardest Job You'll Ever Love. The book is written by ladies from an organization I just can't get enough of - Power of Moms. I first attended a Power of Moms Retreat back in 2011 and I've been hooked ever since. Like-minded, deliberate mothers coming together to share helpful (and often hilarious) experiences - sign me up! The first chapter Read more [...]

General Conference Activities and Ideas

Design by AshLee Winterrose of Mama Bear Designery As a Latter-day Saint, I look forward to hearing from our world-wide church leaders twice a year at General Conference. The event is held in downtown Salt Lake City, but is also broadcast to LDS church buildings worldwide as well as on the Internet and television. I am so excited to listen with my family! Each year, I find myself asking, how do I prepare myself and my family for General Conference? The church has put together amazing resources Read more [...]

Christmas Reading Activities

I am so excited to be part of Crafty Night Owl's 30 Days of Christmas series! Isn't there something magical about reading under the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree? It's one of my favorite childhood memories. Now that I have three children of my own, I love recreating that love of learning during the holidays. As you can see from my pumpkin math for Halloween and pop it sight word games for the Fourth of July,  every holiday is an excuse to learning something fun in a new way! One Read more [...]