Author Archives: Kimberly Amici

Creating a Culture of Creativity in Your Home

Creating a Culture of Creativity in Your Home

With thought and careful planning, we can create a culture in our homes where creativity can thrive. When my husband and I set out to write a family mission statement, the first thing we did was write down our values and passions. Our goal was to choose the top 5-7 ideals to represent who we

May the Faith Be with You

He’s the only one who can spread out the heavens. He alone can walk on the waves of the ocean. He made the Big Dipper and Orion. He created the Pleiades and the southern stars. He does wonderful things that can’t be understood. He does miracles that can’t even be counted. — Job 9:8-10 (NIRV)

God the Planner (And Why I Need To Get Organized!)

Are you a planner? I have never been one of those moms who make lunches the night before, lays out clothes for the following day, or starts a project ahead of time. On the occasions I do plan ahead, I feel great. My mind is at peace; I am not overwhelmed or stressed out. I

Helping Our Teen Daughters Find Their Own Beautiful

“Finding your own beautiful has a lot to do with deciding what kind of person you want to become.”  – Chelsea Crockett It’s official. I’m the mom of a teenager. Technically I’ve been one for a year now, but this past September it became real when my daughter started high school. I immediately saw a

Beyond Our Imagination: God’s Great Love

My son lost his first tooth while we were on vacation. He was thrilled. Since he has two big sisters, he knew what to expect. Since our family celebrates imagination in our kids, he couldn’t wait to go to sleep because the next morning there would be “fairy dust” on the ground and a surprise

Honoring Grandparents

I have fond memories of my grandparents and the times I spent at their home each summer. Our family ate watermelon and cantaloupe freshly picked from local farms. My brother and I ran around the yard and caught fireflies as the mourning doves cooed in the trees. If I close my eyes, I can smell

Don’t Let the ANTs Steal Your Happiness

ANTS, or Automatic Negative Thoughts, impact children and adults alike but can be combatted with God’s truths. As I sat in my son’s bed reading a bedtime story I heard my two girls in the other room getting ready for bed. They were giggling at first and then they began to bicker. I thought, Oh

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