November 7, 2013 KimHarms

At some point during the morning rush each day these words run through my mind. Dear Lord, Please protect their eyes from seeing things they should not see their ears from hearing things they should not hear and their mouths from saying things they should not say. Amen. It’s tempting to feel like I need to come to God on my knees with elaborate prayers and eloquent words. But if God was impressed by eloquence, he never would have called Moses to lead his people. And though there is great value in spending time on my knees before the Lord,…

November 4, 2013 KimHarms

Blessed are the youngest children, for they shall reap the benefits of parents who have relaxed the rules. As my six-year-old zombie ran door-to-door trick-or-treating, I couldn’t help but think about the ways I have changed as a parent over the years. I’m sure I could come up with many examples, but here are five that came to mind quickly. 1. Halloween Costumes There’s no way I would have let my other two be such scary characters for Halloween, but Lewis went as one of the brain-eating-undead. And you can see by the photo, he played the zombie role well….

October 31, 2013 KimHarms

Sometimes you just need to quit laundry and cleaning and cooking and taxi-driving and writing to spend some quality time with your wild and crazy boys in a haunted hotel: complete with bonus Corey Harms Scares. That man – and his children – find way too much joy in freaking me out. ~Thanks to the Wilderness Resort for another fantastic break from real life.~  🙂

October 24, 2013 KimHarms

God has taught me a lot about doing the next thing and stepping out in obedience over the past few years. And I am thrilled that I had the opportunity to write a part of my story for the most recent issue of Fullfill Magazine. My journey that began by sewing a few dresses with mom and led to teaching sewing classes in Haiti is a fun one to tell. (And I know God isn’t finished with the story yet). Plus there is something so sweet about seeing this photo in the magazine layout. I’ll never ever forget the little girl with…

October 21, 2013 KimHarms

Head on over to devokids.com for a new kid-friendly snack recipe. My mom used to make a variation of these fruit cups for me when I was a kid. Now I make them for Carter. He’d rather be eating chocolate, but he likes these as a snack and they have some nutritional value. That’s always a bonus 😉 Frozen Fruit Cups Recipe