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Haiti: How You Can Help!

Byron and I are SO excited that we are joining a missions team to Haiti this winter! I want to tell you a little bit about what we will be doing there and how YOU can help!! Our team is going to be in Haiti from January 9th through the 16th. While we have both been on mission trips before, this is the first time to Haiti for both of us {though not the rest of the team — they are old pros!} Haiti is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea. It shares the island of Hispañola with the Dominican Republic. It is a poverty-stricken nation, Read More

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Mom’s Kitchen Helpers ~ with FREE printable helper chart!

I love having my kids help me cook in the kitchen. I think it’s an important skill for them to learn, and it’s great bonding time too. But when you have multiple children — in my case, four — that’s just WAY too many cooks in the kitchen. So, I have them take turns. But then we start getting squabbles about whose turn it is: “Lia went last time!” “I haven’t had a turn in forever!”… and so on. So, I made a fun chart to keep track of whose turn it is to help me cook. It’s really easy to use, and I made some FREE printables Read More