December 17, 2016 KimHarms

My post at Inspire a Fire this month is about my experience with Lewis and the question of Santa Claus. You can read the first part here and follow the link to the rest of the story at Inspire a Fire. The Santa Dilemma – Keeping Jesus at the Center of Christmas “Mom, is Santa real?” my curious six-year-old asked as I tucked him in and kissed his cheek. ‘Here we go,’ I thought. I took a deep breath and went the history route as I did with his older brothers. Speaking truth, but leaving a little to the imagination….

December 26, 2013 KimHarms

There’s nothing like sleeping beneath the Christmas tree. At least that’s what my boys think. I love their annual tradition of spending a night each December under the tree with their daddy.

December 19, 2013 KimHarms

Welcome if you are visiting from the Hearts at Home Third Thursday Blog Hop.  This month’s topic One Perfect God got me thinking about the perfect Jesus and the jolly old elf Santa. Read on to see how the Santa dilemma went down at our house this year.  “Mom is Santa real?” my curious six-year-old asked as I tucked him in and kissed his cheek. ‘Here we go,’ I thought. I took a deep breath and went the history route as I did with his older brothers. Speaking truth, but leaving a little to the imagination. “Well Lewis, there was…

November 21, 2013 KimHarms

Corey and I both got diarrhea on our Cancun honeymoon. (I’m pretty sure he doesn’t mind me sharing that.) I guess they really mean it when they say “Don’t drink the water.” Months after that, we both got the flu and clung to our porcelain throne together in our iddy-biddy apartment bathroom. We learned quite quickly that married life is not all bliss, and the unpredictable adventures life tosses our way make perfection an unrealistic goal. Add children to that equation and the adventure meter spikes while the perfection meter takes a giant nose dive. So when I read that…