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The SING Special Edition is Coming to Digital, DVD, and Blu-Ray in March

By Melanie Donahoo

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment If you and your kids loved watching SING in the theaters, then prepare yourself to get super excited for what I'm about to say. Are you ready? Ok, here goes . . . THE SING SPECIAL EDITION IS COMING OUT ON DIGITAL HD ON MARCH 3rd... Read More

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

By Erin Oltmanns

Some of my very favorite trips have been to our national parks. I was SO PUMPED when my kids were old enough to haul them to my favorite places. Do you know that there are several free entrance days in the national parks each year? A... Read More

6 Tips to Help Your Kids Share a Room

By April Davis

We just had our third baby, and in our 3 bedroom house, that meant it was time for my oldest children to share a room.  I asked my friends and read up on ideas and this list has been what's worked best for us to make moving them in together a smooth and easy transition.  Here are... Read More

God Doesn’t Save You From Things; He Saves You Through Them

By Krista Parry

Earlier this month, the Clemson Tigers made history, beating the Alabama Crimson Tide in a showdown-to-the-end college Football championship game. But it wasn’t the way they played that made me love Clemson (who I had actually never been a fan of), it was the way their head coach, Dabo Swinney, le... Read More

New Year, New Me.

By Kalli Verbecky

LET'S TALK RESOLUTIONS! But first let me get a few things out of the way starting with the fact that January sucks. This year it just sucks worse than it maybe ever has before. It's freezing, there's lots of snow, I'm on crutches, I have small children stuck indoors. It's about to... Read More

I Broke My Butt, Now What?

By Kalli Verbecky

For Christmas this year I gave myself the gift that keeps on giving.  I broke my butt.  Generally speaking I mean. My pelvis and acetabulum to be exact, and a small tibia fracture too. And I did it over 2,300 miles from home. My husband and kids, my parents too, they were all back in... Read More

This Family is Christmas Goals

By Melanie Donahoo

Our Christmas activities usually involve a healthy dose of everyone glued to their electronic devices. This family brings a whole new meaning to "Christmas routine." They set the bar for family togetherness pretty high. You've still got a few days left in the holiday season to give this a try... Read More

14 Outdoor Toys and Gift Ideas For Kids

By Rachael Herrscher

Here's the list of gift ideas to get kids outside having the kind of unplugged fun we can all feel good about! Outdoor Toys And Gift Ideas   The Dangerous Book For Boys The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as buildi... Read More

Elf On The Shelf Gone Wild

By Kalli Verbecky

Elf On The Shelf makes me want to stab my eyes out.  There, I said it.  My older boys have been asking for one, they're 8 and 6, and clearly falling prey to the assault of Elf On The Shelf propaganda flooding the interwebs this time of year. I simply told them we don't need a stupid ... Read More

There Are Only Two Ways To Live Your Life

By Rachael Herrscher

In January 2016, Hayes was diagnosed with Choroid Plexus Carcinoma, an extremely rare form of cancer that affects 1 in 3 million people. His strong will and fight helped him endure five rounds of intensive chemo and a stem cell transplant.  He is a triplet born in March 2015. Hayes was the l... Read More