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Fun Ideas for a “Classic Peanuts” Movie Night!

When my oldest child, Will, was old enough to watch his first Peanuts movie (one of my husband’s VHS tapes–we still had a VCR!) he was immediately enamored with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and his friends (especially Linus, since our son also had a blanket he loved). We’ve watched a lot of the classic Peanuts movies […] Read more…

Hidden in My Heart Scripture Lullabies Album Giveaway!

Our family was introduced to the Scripture Lullabies albums about three years ago. We love having our children listen to Scripture set to music, but sometimes I found that Bible songs for kids weren’t very well-done musically.  Hidden in My Heart: Scripture Lullabies combines very peaceful, classical melodies with vocals that are SO enjoyable to […] Read more…

8 Brand New Show Selections on Netflix for Kids!

I’m always looking for quality programming for my kids. We don’t allow them to watch a lot of TV or use electronic devices very often (see how we control media time in our house), but there is something to be said for allowing your kids to take a break now and then for a good […] Read more…

35 Ideas for an American Girl Doll Themed Birthday Party

Our daughter, Leah, received her first American Girl doll for her 7th birthday last summer! She loves it so much! So I thought it might be fun to have an American Girl themed birthday party this year! Pinterest is a great go-to source for inspiration! Here are 35 ideas, including food, decorations, activities, gift ideas and […] Read more…

Want to Learn How to Create Graphics and Make Your Photos Look Great in PicMonkey? Read On!

If you’re a blogger, you know that well-crafted graphics and images make for pinnable posts, a professional design and photos that are pleasing to the eye. If you’re not a blogger but simply want to do some neat things with your photos–perhaps touch them up, add some nice text or make a photo collage for […] Read more…

Clifford the Big Red Dog is Now on Netflix!

Just a quick Netflix Stream Team update this month, it’s been a very busy one so far, so we haven’t been watching much TV at all as a family, except the Olympics!  Netflix actually has a cool documentary about the history of figure skating, called The Fabulous Ice Age. I actually had this secret wish […] Read more…

A Great New Resource for Moms of Boys and Babies & Beyond #33

I recently had the chance to read and review the new book Praying for Boys: Asking God for the Things They Need Most by Brooke McGlothlin {of the MOB Society website}. {I received a copy of this book for review purposes from Bethany House Publishers.} I have been anxious to learn about how to better […] Read more…

Enchanted Lilly Giveaway {Hairbows and More for Babies & Little Girls!}

Welcome to the re-launch of The Purposeful Mom! This week we are giving away some fabulous “Momma and Baby” themed products! {Check out the Blooming Bath and the Birthday Memories Chalkboard Print!} Today’s giveaway is a $20 gift certificate to the fabulous Enchanted Lilly Etsy Shop! Just a note that my feed has not been […] Read more…

Birthday Memories Chalkboard Print Giveaway!

Every child’s milestones should be remembered in a special way! Today I bring you a giveaway for a Birthday Memories Chalkboard, courtesy of my friend Christy from One Fun Mom / Sandy Feet Media! Christy not only creates beautiful, one-of-a-kind chalkboard prints like the one pictured below, she also is a blog designer! Check out […] Read more…

Blooming Bath Giveaway!

Welcome to the relaunch of The Purposeful Mom! This week we are giving away some fabulous “Momma and Baby” themed products! Day 1 is a giveaway of a Blooming Bath! If you’ve never heard of a Blooming Bath, it is a soft, flower-shaped bathing product for your baby. You put it in the sink or […] Read more…

DIY Traveling Lego Box and Christmas Movie Ideas!

I was recently contacted about being a Netflix Stream Team blogger. Our family had used Netflix in the past but were disappointed when they discontinued a lot of their kids’ shows, so we unsubscribed. I was offered a year’s subscription to Netflix and the opportunity to rediscover their children’s programming, using their movies and TV […] Read more…

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