pursuing a culture of connection in our large-family life

Family Culture

The shared adventures, large + small, that support our culture of connection

Christmas Countdown and Advent Calendar

Christmas Countdown and Advent Calendar

Using a Countdown for Family Christmas Projects Click here to download the free Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar FROM WENDY: Our Christmas Countdown Tradition We have been doing a Christmas countdown in some form since the oldest kiddos were barely big enough to count all the […]

Parenting Fails – Pitfalls to Avoid

Parenting Fails – Pitfalls to Avoid

Our Parenting Fails FROM WENDY: My parenting fails and struggles this week…and what I’m learning from them Consistency is hard because it’s…well…constant I know that my kids need clear boundaries and consistent follow through. I know this one. I’ve watched it in action time and again […]

Shopping for Your Kids – A Minimalist Christmas Shopping Guide

Shopping for Your Kids – A Minimalist Christmas Shopping Guide

Christmas Shopping for a Large Family FROM WENDY: This post should actually probably be called NOT shopping for a large family… We are pretty minimalist when it comes to Christmas, or even when it comes to toys in general. We have several bodies in our […]

Should I Have Another Baby

Should I Have Another Baby

How We Answered “Should I Have Another Baby?” FROM WENDY: I have actually asked Google this question more than once. I know, I know, we have a lot of kids. Why am I asking, right? But it never fails, baby fever hits one of the […]

Fun Things To Do With A Large Family

Fun Things To Do With A Large Family

Our Favorite Fun, Memory-Creating Adventures and Family Outings Click here to download the Fun Family Day Cards FROM WENDY: It starts with an intentional investment in creating shared experiences. Years ago, a family we were close friends with had to be separated for several months […]