Category: Parenting tips


Euro zone

We had the privilege of being host family to Gabriel, from near Bilbao, Spain, and Jules, from near Lyon, France. Both boys were 14, came to experience American culture and improve their English, loved Cocoa Krispies, and hated ranch dressing. Other than that, they were quite different.


turning leaves

I saw something in a magazine that inspired me to re-cover a bulletin board and make a Thanksgiving Tree. The idea was to spend some time each night during our family devotions to talk about what we were thankful for and write it on a leaf to put on the tree.