Month: October 2018

Fall is finally here – and so are the many fall traditions!

Some traditions that our family does includes apple picking and dessert making. Don’t you just love some traditions?  One of ours that our family does is to go apple picking once fall hits and the apples are ripe!  We’ve been doing this since the older kids were just little.  For several years we went apple …

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Protecting our children’s eyes when they’re online

Have children who are active online?  How do you protect them? A few weeks ago my husband Greg and I attended a seminar given by Protect Young Eyes organization.  According to their website (www.protectyoungeyes.com), their mission is to keep kids and teens safe from the dangers lurking on portable, Internet-ready devices.  Our 6 older kids …

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Big family transitions in a small 6# baby

Thoughts from a first time grandma (Oma) Our family had a wonderful addition this past spring!  Last summer our oldest son, Caleb and his wife, Sidney, told us that they were expecting – and we were overjoyed.  Surprised as it had only been 3 weeks prior that we were in Montana watching them get married! …

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