Create your own Story-time!

Create your own Story-time by following these steps! Find the stuffed animals you have the most of at home… dogs, bears, cats, whatever happens to be around your house. Mine ended up being dogs. Take pictures of the stuffed animals to create a “That’s not my” book as described below. Use cardboard (I prefer color…

How to take the Perfect Family Christmas Picture!

Before Taking a Picture: Get to know your camera setting, especially which settings will work best for family pictures. For me, I use both the portrait setting (for close-ups) and sport (for moving-objects or children) Check the lighting to see if a flash is necessary. Take a few test shots to see whether flash or…

Christmas Activities for Children

5 Ways to Embrace Christmas with Kids

This time of year can be crazy for anyone, and even crazier if you have children. Because children can sense the chaos around them, you need to keep your children active to save your sanity. There are all kinds of Christmas Activities for Children. Here are just 5 easy ways to embrace the Christmas spirit…

Reading through the Mail

Sometimes we get in a reading rut where we’ve read the same book over and over and over again. This gets old FAST. One quick way to change it up is reading through the mail. I’m not very consistent at getting the mail quickly, which is even better for reading through it! There’s lots of…