Learning How to Wife // Cleaning

Last weekend, Stuart and I went to Family Life‘s marriage conference, “A Weekend to Remember.” A few couples from our church all decided to go together, and it was really fun. Stuart and I attended our first “Weekend to Remember” 6 months into our marriage, so this experience was a lot different. Back then, we were figuring out all the “newness” of marriage and living life together, such as communication, daily forgiveness and grace, how best to love each other and what true intimacy means. 

Now that we’re 3 1/2 years in, all wise and sage in the ways of marriage, we realized we were still in the process of learning, you guessed it: communication, daily forgiveness and grace, how best to love each other and what true intimacy means.

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Children’s Book Reviews

Jesus Calling: The Story of Christmas by Sarah Young

As my son continues to grow older, he continues to ask more and more questions about Christmas. I’ve been looking for some great books to share with him about the true meaning of Christmas and why it’s more important to focus on Jesus than Santa, and this one will be a special one for years to come. 

In Sarah Young’s signature style of many of her Jesus Calling books, she uses scripture and devotions throughout her book, as she teaches children that Christmas began even before Jesus was born- it began at Creation! 

If you’re looking for a great Christmas book to share with your children this Christmas season, this is one I highly recommend!

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Entertainment Book Reviews

Amazing Animal Facts Postcards by Maja Safstrom

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I know this isn’t technically a book, but I received these postcards from the publisher in exchange of an honest review. And let me tell you, these animal postcards are the cutest ever! They’re black and white so you can color them, and they offer cute and funny facts about a bunch of different animals!

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