Books · Motherhood · Parenting · Rooted in Christ

Deeply Rooted – Planting Seeds of Wisdom

Stepping off the weary airplane that had been my cocoon for the twelve-hour flight from Glasgow to Vancouver, I scrambled through the immigration line with overstuffed luggage and declaration card in hand. My eyes scanned the bustling airport for the customs booth where I could declare the precious item I was bringing back. I told… Continue reading Deeply Rooted – Planting Seeds of Wisdom

Books · Education · Motherhood · Parenting

For the Children’s Sake ~ Our Philosophy of Educating with Grace

There seems to be a Schaeffer theme threading its way through our story. In 2007, my husband and I spent six weeks at the Swiss L’Abri where we lived, worked and studied with a small group of students from around the world. Our days were divided into work and study. Study took place at the… Continue reading For the Children’s Sake ~ Our Philosophy of Educating with Grace

Books · Motherhood

Charlotte’s Web – A Passage to Reading

Every journey has a beginning. Sometimes you can begin a journey without even knowing something very special is about to start. That’s how it was when I discovered the joy of reading chapter books as a child. When I was young, we had a two level bookshelf that my dad built with a pull out drawer… Continue reading Charlotte’s Web – A Passage to Reading

Holidays · Motherhood

Preparing Little Hearts for Easter

When my husband and I got married, we spent three months touring Europe for part of his Bachelor of Arts degree in Worship Arts. We visited several countries, churches and Christian communities. Our final week was spent at the Isle of Iona in Scotland where we experienced an intensely beautiful and meaningful Holy Week. That… Continue reading Preparing Little Hearts for Easter

Motherhood · Rooted in Christ

Hidden in My Heart Part 2 ~ Hiding God’s Word in our Children’s Hearts

This series is titled Hidden in My Heart, a three part series on treasuring God’s Word in our hearts as mothers and teaching our children to do the same. My prayer is that God uses these words to encourage moms and  point them to Jesus, our Good Shepherd! You can read Part 1-The Doorposts &… Continue reading Hidden in My Heart Part 2 ~ Hiding God’s Word in our Children’s Hearts