Making Valentines Day about the kids

  If you have read my blog over the years, you know how I feel about Valentine’s Day. I take this opportunity to make my children feel special.  It is all about them, from the moment they wake until they go to bed. I just shower them with all these cheesy gifts or crafts of love. Don’t get me wrong I show them love all the time, but for some reason this holiday is always a big deal and them just knowing I love them or the fact that I show my love all the time is not enough, they…

This is how we show Thanksgiving.

It is frustrating sometimes how Thanksgiving gets no love.  Everyone goes straight from Halloween to Christmas, two holidays that asking for something, instead of being thankful for what you have is the trend. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, not to mention Autumn being my favorite season. The two just go hand in hand. I decorate my door and my table for the Thanksgiving season with pumpkins, scarecrows, leaves, acorns, and gourds.  There are so many wonderful activities to do with your children using these items, and they double as table settings.

It’s All About the Kids

They grow up so fast.  Every year I can see my children age just a little bit more.  It will be a while before we are empty nesters, but the thought makes me sad sometimes. My husband and I never thought we’d have five children, but I can’t tell you just how great it has been watching them all grow and become their own person.  When we had our first child we said Valentines Day would be for our children.  It is true we show love throughout the years, but we always said we didn’t want our children waiting on…