I have twins that are almost 14 years old and their birthday is coming up soon, near christmas. Thinking of creative gifts for that special, creative child can be challenging, especially when its something expensive. I’m always on the look out for creative gifts that are different and speaks to their creative side. My daughter is that creative child and she LOVES to draw. She will draw for hours if I let her. She will not do her chorus, will stay up for hours drawing and even though I want to cultivate that creative side of her, its hard to dance/balance between discipline and helping her creative side. recently I was blessed with the opportunity to review three Art Journals by Ellie Claire. These arts Journals are so beautiful and easy to [Continue Reading…]
In preparation of the holidays, I’m writing out a few tips on how to prepare and enjoy the holidays at the same time. During this time of season it is super busy for me. I have twins, their birthdays are close to Christmas, I have family coming down who want to see the kids and spend time as a family. Here are a few tips in preparation for the upcoming holidays. 1. Make a schedule. Plan out the details of what you would like to happen, my main goal this year is to just focus on memories. My kids want to do things like cook, bake and decorate the tree. Last year we had a wonderful pine tree and the kids loved to decorate it, it was fun. 2. [Continue Reading…]
Christmas is literally minutes away, it’s so close. If you are a last minute shopper, like me, than this opportunity to save is JUST FOR YOU! If you are Looking for a fun last minute gift for your Family member, Friends, teachers, your neighbor or an out of town guest? Then an itunes gift card is perfect, PLUS you are saving TONS of money and it has a lot to offer. I LOVE itunes, I not only have apps and music but I also listen to podcasts! There are plenty of apps, music and more in the iTunes store. Getting an itunes gift card makes it not only personal to the receiver but they will actually LOVE it because its something they can use and pick for themselves to enjoy [Continue Reading…]
Happy Holidays from: A Purpose Driven Wife family to yours! I won’t be back until next year! The Beginning week of January, 2014, I will continue to share different tips, advice, giveaways and so much more! Enjoy Your families and have fun!
“I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Zact. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating” Christmas is FAST approaching and on the top of my kids’ wish list this year is a smartphone! While I want them to be able to contact their father and I when we’re not at home, I do have concerns about their mobile usage and the risks associated with smartphones. I recently learned about Zact, a no contract nationwide mobile service, that has parental controls where I can easily set amount of text and data usage as well as set curfews, such as at meal and bed times. Zact was recently awarded the seal of approval from The National Parenting Center and their average monthly bill [Continue Reading…]