What to Do With the Kids in Your Kitchen

Make the most of your summer with your kids at home with our Purposeful Family Summer Planner! SHOW ME THE PLANNER! My children are always eager to help in the kitchen but at times its easy for them to get underfoot and just make a mess. I’ve come to realize that sometimes I need to […] Read more…

A Happy Birthday and Thank You Giveaway!

Hi everyone! Today I celebrate the big 3-0! My husband and I are having a weekend away while my parents take care of the kids. I’m so thankful for them! And I’m also very thankful for my readers! So many of you have joined in the conversation here at The Purposeful Mom and I want […] Read more…

Giveaway! Animal Doodles and 50 Travel Games and Activities

It’s Thrifty Thursday! And what’s more thrifty than getting something for free? ;) So today I’m super excited to bring you a giveaway from Amy at Usborne Books! This giveaway is double the fun because one reader will win two prizes–Animal Doodles and 50 Travel Games and Activities! Just like The Trip Clip giveaway, these are […] Read more…

How to Travel With Young Children And Not Go Crazy!

Welcome to day six of the Spring Into Summer series! I hope you’ll take a few moments to read the previous posts! Soon we’ll be gearing up for our semi-annual 12+ hour trip to visit the grandparents! And with that brings the challenge to keep our three children, ages 6, 3 and 1, occupied and the whole family […] Read more…

How to Pack for a Road Trip–Successfully!

Welcome to day six of the Spring Into Summer series! I hope you’ll take a few moments to read the previous posts! Be sure to enter the giveaways for Sugar and Spice and The Trip Clip!Twice a year, in the summer and the winter, my family takes a trip to visit my in-laws, who live 12 hours away. Since we […] Read more…

The Trip Clip Giveaway! Perfect for Summer Travels!

    I’m so excited to share the The Trip Clip with you! My 6 and 3 year olds recently had the privilege of trying a Trip Clip and they LOVED it!  The Trip Clip is a clipboard offered in four different colors that comes with a multi-colored pen and the option of many printable activities. Kids […] Read more…

Summer Ministry Ideas You Can Do With Your Children

Welcome to day five of the Spring Into Summer series! This week we will be focusing mostly on how you can make your summer travels less stressful and more organized. Be sure to enter the giveaways for Sugar and Spice and The Trip Clip!Before I start talking about summer travels, I want to share some […] Read more…

Usborne Books Online eShow! Open through June 4

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to be hosting an Usborne Books & More eShow!  If you’ve never heard of Usborne Books before, it is a company that has over 1500 books {with beautiful illustrations}, activities and puzzles for a variety of ages, from babies to adults! {I absolutely LOVE their Touchy-Feely books!}  They are great […] Read more…

Giveaway! Sugar and Spice–Body Scrubs and More

Today I’m starting my first of four giveaways for the Spring Into Summer series!  My friend Angela of Hidden Treasures and her daughters have a home-based business called Sugar & Spice where they make handmade beauty products, including organic soaps, lip balms and body scrubs! {Their Lavender Vanilla Body Scrub smells delicious and works great!} […] Read more…

The Greatest Influence on Your Daughter

I am so blessed to be the mother of a beautiful three-year-old daughter.  This blond-haired, blue-eyed little girl is spunky and sweet, a lover of all things pink and her baby brother’s biggest fan. She is daddy’s constant companion to the post office, the nursing home and the dump {to drop off brush} and she […] Read more…

Selfishness to Selflessness

Ever had an epiphany? An “aha” moment that seemingly comes out of nowhere {sometimes when you should really be focusing on something else?} That’s what happened to me last Sunday morning in church.  As I sat with my three children, one of whom was fidgeting with her dress, one who was absorbed in his Bible’s […] Read more…

Get an Amazing Deal on Blog Design–for a Limited Time!

Jeannette Aurora is the designer behind Crafty Hippo Designs who did my blog design. She truly does offer unique, beautiful, and affordable blog designs to fit your needs.  Jeannette was so kind and accommodating–it was so fun to work with her and I really loved the end result of my design. She has been very helpful with follow-up […] Read more…

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