Family

All this blog’s posts about my sweet family.

Happy Halloween: Link-Up Reminder

by jessicaturner on October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween! Pictured above is my sweet nephew in the goomba costume I made him (I modified this tutorial). Any other Mario and Luigi fans out there? This is a friendly reminder that Monday will be The Mom Creative’s annual Halloween costume link-up. So get those blog posts written with your family’s Halloween photos and […]

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Free God Made Light Activity Sheets

by jessicaturner on October 30, 2014

If you have read this blog at all in the past two weeks or followed me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, then you know that Matthew and I recently self-published a children’s booked called God Made Light. The talented illustrator created a set of activity sheets using art from the book, which we are pleased […]

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On Taking It a Day at a Time

by jessicaturner on October 28, 2014

You might have noticed things haven’t been totally normal here on The Mom Creative. I missed Project Life Tuesday all together this month. Posting hasn’t been its usual consistency. I’ve just been a bit quiet. You see things are a bit hectic for our family right now. Here’s a snapshot: We launched God Made Light […]

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A Heartfelt Thank You

by jessicaturner on October 24, 2014

The past 72 hours since launching God Made Light have been so incredibly exciting and I wanted to take a minute to say thank you. Thank you for buying books. Thank you for sharing about #GodMadeLight on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Thank you for emails and comments of support. Thank you for saying yes, our […]

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Introducing the God Made Light Collection

by jessicaturner on October 22, 2014

Yesterday it was a joy to introduce you to our new children’s book, God Made Light. This incredibly beautiful book has been three years in the making and to take the leap into self-publishing has been a hard, exciting journey. One of the ways that made pursuing self-publishing less scary was all the people who […]

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A Lesson Our Children Need

by jessicaturner on October 21, 2014

Today when you turn on the news, images of violence, hopelessness and despair assault our senses. Parenting is a challenge, as we work to combat these negative messages by teaching our children biblical truths. One of the foundational truths I want my children to know is that they are lights and have the power to […]

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Decorating with Noisy Decorations Kids Love

by jessicaturner on October 14, 2014

This weekend my Aunt Sandy was in town, and we went to the pumpkin patch on Saturday. Though it rained for much of our time at the patch, it really got me in the spirit of decorating for Halloween. With being in my third trimester, I am doing my best to keep things simple, but […]

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Wow and Other Unwanted Pregnancy Comments

by jessicaturner on October 9, 2014

Me with 2 pregnant friends & colleagues who just had their babies last month Last week, I cried almost every day because of comments made about my pregnant belly. Because I’m petite (5’0″) and this is my third pregnancy, I popped even earlier than with my other two children. At nearly 27 weeks, my belly […]

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Star Wars Party with Jedi Training Academy

by jessicaturner on October 8, 2014

For Elias’s 6th birthday, we threw him a Star Wars party to celebrate. Despite it raining that morning (and us having to move the party back a few hours) and the yard being too wet for an obstacle course, we were able to modify plans and the kids had an absolute blast. Below are all […]

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Stop, Drop and Roll: Fire Safety for Families

by jessicaturner on October 6, 2014

About two months ago, Adeline came home from school and emphatically told me, “if you are on fire, you STOP, DROP and ROOOLLLL.” At just three, Adeline often amazes me with how much she retains, but this lesson was an especially important one. That lesson at school gave us the opportunity to talk more about […]

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