Author Archives: Mama Carmody

Let’s Play with Toy Guns

Let’s Play with Toy Guns I believe toy guns are getting a bad rap. I must say I hadn’t given it a lot of thought before but now I have a grandson and a couple of great-nephews, so an interest … Continue reading

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Making Memories with the Polar Express

Making Memories with the Polar Express As I mentioned in my review of Big Splash Adventure, we received a special deal on our room and the ability to purchase tickets for the Polar Express train ride. Our 3 year old, … Continue reading

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December Family Friendly Events 2014

December Family Friendly Events 2014 Christmas time is one of my favorite times of the year. It brings so many happy memories of childhood and the anticipation of Christmas morning. I have found quite a few family friendly events for … Continue reading

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Jolly Days Winter Wonderland Review

Jolly Days Winter Wonderland Review On Saturday, November 22, my husband, oldest daughter and great-nephew decided to head to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Even though it was on my November Family Friendly Events calendar, I totally forgot that it … Continue reading

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Big Splash Adventure Review

Big Splash Adventure Review Disclaimer: I was given 4 day passes to Big Splash Adventure in order to conduct my review. However, I was not influenced by the promotional materials. All opinions and insights are my own. I have been … Continue reading

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The Santa Claus Debate

The Santa Claus Debate Whether to let your child believe in Santa Claus or not has been a big discussion among the Christian community for quite a while and thus started the Santa Debate. I grew up in a Christian … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Christmas

As I stated in my post, The Santa Claus Debate, although we included Santa in our Christmas celebrations, he was not the center of our Christmas holiday. Teaching our children the spiritual meaning behind the season was what we focused … Continue reading

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Love to Learn about the Nativity

Nativity Scene: A representation of the birth of Jesus, God’s Son. It usually includes Mary, Joseph, a manger with Baby Jesus, some Shepherds and animals. Sometimes you will see 3 Kings or Wisemen included in the Nativity scene even though … Continue reading

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Love to Learn the Meaning of Candy Canes for Christmas

Love to Learn the Meaning of Candy Canes for Christmas Candy Canes: Although there may not have been any spiritual meaning to the candy cane when it was first introduced, Christians can find many symbols pointing us to Jesus from … Continue reading

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Christmas Angels to Laugh and Learn With

Christmas Angels to Laugh and Learn With Christmas Angels – Appeared to shepherds to announce the birth of Christ Luke 2: 8-10 “And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An … Continue reading

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