Join the 2023 EnJOY Challenge: Discover & Connect!
We absolutely adore our children, no doubt about it. However, the summer can sometimes be overwhelming. Can I get an Amen? I don't know about you, but I long to fully embrace this summer. Now, you may be wondering, how can we do that? Well, that's where the EnJOY challenge steps in. By focusing on connecting with our children, we can truly delight in their presence throughout the summer. My goal for this summer is to cherish quality time with my kids and establish connections with them. That's why I created the EnJOY challenge. While we could do countless activities over the summer, it's important that we also nurture a genuine bond with our children.Read More →
Spring is here! 10 Family Fun Activities
Spring is here! Spring is here! Yay! Can you tell I am excited? I love Spring for so many reasons. I love all the flowers blooming and the trees starting to get leaves. The warmer weather is definitely a plus as our family gets outside more. Here are 10 family fun ideas for your family…Read More →
A Simple Way to Pray for Your Children
We have all heard countless times about the importance of praying for our children. The Bible is filled with Scriptures about the power of prayer. Yet, when it comes down to it, we struggle to pray for the people we love dearly. Often we feel like we don’t have enough time or there is something else we need to get to. Here is one simple way to start praying for your children today. The first step is to pick out a Scripture verse to pray over your children each day of the year. The Scripture verse needs to be one that speaks to who they are, what they are struggling with, or what they need to grow in.Read More →
You ARE Making a Difference
Once I arrived home, I cleaned up the breakfast dishes and put a load of laundry in. Nathan and I played a board game together next. After that, I cleaned the bathrooms and caught up on the finances. Soon it was lunch time so I prepared a meal for Nathan and me. Afterward, I cleaned up more dishes and picked up Micaela from preschool. Soon after arriving back home, I read books to both the kids before nap time and did my best to stay awake to finish the book. Mama, does any of this sound familiar? The list goes on and on of what you do day in and day out. Do you ever wonder if what you do is making a difference?Read More →
5 Simple Winter Family Fun Ideas
Winter is a time of year when we slow down a bit and spend more time inside. A time to cuddle under blankets and sit by the fire. Winter is also a great season for family fun. I encourage you to make a Winter bucket list with your family just like you did in the Fall. That way you can be intentional with family time.Read More →
Are you ready to maximize quality time with your family?
Did you know that most families only spend 37 minutes of their day together? Wowzers! With our hectic schedules and packed to-do lists, it’s no wonder that we have less and less time for each other. But, we don’t have to settle for this. Let’s maximize quality time with our family this coming year. Too many parents feel like their family is growing apart, but they don’t know how or have the time to fix it. That’s why we created the 60 Minute Anchored Family Guide.Read More →
8 Simple Christmas Traditions + A Giveaway!
I absolutely love Christmas for so many reasons. The first reason is that we celebrate Jesus’ birth. He stepped down from heaven so that we could have eternal life. Now that’s the greatest gift of all. I also love Christmas because of its traditions. My husband Jonathan and I have adapted some traditions that we grew up with. And we have started several of our own Christmas traditions. I love traditions because they are a fun way for kids to feel connected to whatever event they are celebrating. Here are 8 Simple Family Christmas Traditions to do this year. Several of these traditions our family currently does. I am excited to incorporate some of the other Christmas traditions into our family.Read More →
5 Simple Thanksgiving Traditions + a FREE Gift!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I love this holiday because it reminds us to be thankful for all that God has blessed us with. It is also a time to do fun family activities and traditions. Here are five simple Thanksgiving traditions you could try this year.Read More →
It’s Fall Y’all! 5 Simple Fall Family Fun Ideas
Fall is my favorite season of the year for so many reasons. I love the colored leaves and cooler weather. Fall is also a great season for family fun. Today, I am going to share five ways to Rakin’ in the family fun this Fall.Read More →
Join My Book Launch Team!
My NEW book Becoming an Intentional Family is almost here! It will be released on November 1. I am inviting YOU to join my book launch team! Join the Book Launch Team! I can’t wait for the launch! We are going to have so much fun on our team! Here are the details… What is…Read More →
Welcome, I'm Anastasia!
I am a daughter of the King of Kings, wife, mom, friend, and bookworm. I love to encourage women in their everyday life. I also feel passionate about sharing God’s word. My desire is to provide a place for you to fall deeper in love with Jesus and be refreshed. I am so glad you are here! I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading these blog posts.