Teens in the Kitchen: The $20 Challenge

After the chicken incident from my previous post, I began to rack my brain, trying to think of a way to best help my boys understand the value of a dollar.  It was my goal to have them realize just how much money it takes to feed a family of five.  I also wanted them … Continue reading Teens in the Kitchen: The $20 Challenge

The Case of the Missing Chicken

Teenagers. I believe that it is no coincidence that most parents begin to go gray at the very time their children become teenagers. Teens have the reputation for being a challenging bunch, and no doubt, they can be at times. I'll admit that my children can vouch for the fact that they have audibly heard … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Chicken

A Fun Family Craft: 3D Snowflakes

With three boys ages ten through nearly fifteen in the house, craft time is, well, becoming a thing of the past (understandably). However, there is one craft that still gets them all, hubby included, to the table to join in: paper snowflakes. We've been making these little gems since the kids were toddlers. It's a … Continue reading A Fun Family Craft: 3D Snowflakes