Author Archive | Amy A

Mom packs a happy note of encouragement with a colorful Bento box lunch packed with healthy fruits, veggies and snacks

Intentional Connection In the Busy of Life: Lunchbox Notes

Several years ago I discovered a blog written by Garth Callaghan and began following his journey. He is also known as “Napkin Notes Dad” and has a special story. He had already been in the habit of sending daily notes in his daughter’s lunch. But after being diagnosed with cancer, he embarked on a simple but [...]
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cobbler on table

Homemade Dessert: Foolproof Cobbler Recipe

Every season is cobbler season in our household. My mother-in-law shared her trusty cobbler recipe with me over 25 years ago, and it remains a family favorite. Cobbler preparation is low-key enough to accommodate help from young children, so it is easy to have your kids join you in the kitchen for this recipe. It [...]
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Podcasts for Kids (That their Grown-Ups Can Enjoy!)

Podcasts for Kids (That their Grown-Ups Can Enjoy!)

Podcasts have once again surged in popularity. Recently I became curious about podcast options for my elementary school-aged kids, so I began exploring. Podcasts are an excellent choice for quality, screen-free, no-cost entertainment. They also provide an auditory learning opportunity for the listener, which appeals to me as a parent. Here are some family-friendly podcasts [...]
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