kid activities

Encouragement Can Goes A Long Way!

Encouragement Goes A Long Way! by: Amanda Young How do you get your kids motivated to clean their room? How do you get them motivated to do their homework? Do ever feel like a referee? Have you felt like you are just barking orders at your kids and they ignore everything you are saying? Well […]

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How To Teach Your Kids To Overcome FEAR!

How To Teach Your Kids To Overcome FEAR! by Amanda Young What do you do with your kids when they are afraid of the dark? Afraid of talking to new kids? Afraid of taking a risk?  We all have fears at times in our lives.  Fear can actually paralyze you mentally, emotionally, and physically. Fear […]

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Fun Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fun Chocolate Chip Cookies My kids and nieces love to make homemade chocolate chip cookies when we get together. It brings all the kids from the next generation into the kitchen. They learn important skills in life when we are in the kitchen. They learn listening skills,  following directions, and team work. Ingredients: 1 egg […]

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Use your time wisely!

Use your time wisely! By: Amanda Young What do you do with your time?  More importantly, what do you do with your spare time?  I know, you are saying “but my day is so busy with work, the kids, and chores, I don’t have any spare time.”  I bet though if you sat down and […]

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Are you in a comfort zone?

Are you in a comfort zone? By: Amanda Young We heard it from our parents when we were young, go to school, get good grades, go to a good college and get your degree, then you get a good job.  Is this always true though?  Is there more out there to life than just living […]

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Winter Time Blues??

Winter Time Blues?? By: Amanda Young It’s about that time of year where most of us are saying “I’m done with winter, bring on spring!”  Sure it looks beautiful and makes for great pictures but the frigid temps and icy roads seem to get to us after a while.  The lack of good sunshine doesn’t […]

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Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions By: Brad Young It is that time of year again.  The time after Thanksgiving where everyone seems to start really getting into the spirit of Christmas.  Most families have their holiday traditions, some passed down for generations.  It is a wonderful time to relive those traditions you love to do every year.  Whether […]

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Grab A Seat & Dig In!

Grab A Seat & Dig In! by: Amanda Young The best dinners are the ones with lively conversations. Different perspectives make the meal better and enjoyable.  The ones I remember the most growing up as a kid were sitting around the kitchen table and eating dinner or late snacks together with family and friends. When […]

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The Traps Of Peer Pressure

The Traps Of Peer Pressure By: Brad Young Most of us experienced it as a kid at one time or another, peer pressure.  Many of us as adults still experience, some of us daily.  Why does it have such a strong “force” over us?  What is it about wanting to fit in that sometimes makes […]

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Game Time Snack

Game Time Snack By: Brad Young It seems to be approaching on us quickly.  You can feel it most right now in the morning and also in the evenings.  That bitter cold air the seems to get colder and colder as the weeks go by.  Winter is coming for sure.  For many of us, that […]

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