Family Fun

Grace and the Family Vacation

May 28 2015 10:02 am

“It is a bad policy to forego the regular vacation” wrote the wise and witty Charles Spurgeon, and with that quote my dad, CJ Mahaney, kicks off a series... Read More ›

What Our Kids Are Listening To Right Now

Feb 26 2013 9:20 am

Jonathan Park Radio DramaAll the boys in our family have recently spent hours listening to the action-packed Jonathan Park radio drama adventures. From the website: The adventures follow Jonathan... Read More ›

Our Morning “Briefing”

Oct 3 2012 4:20 pm

One of my favorite parts of our morning routine is when CJ and I grab our coffee and sit for ten minutes on our tiny enclosed patio, listening to... Read More ›

Hands Down

Feb 25 2010 4:11 pm

(UPDATE 2/26:Links are fixed!) My three little guys enjoy competition. Actually, truth be told, they LOVE to win. Games in our home are quite loud, filled with much laughter,... Read More ›

Dinnertime Adventures

Feb 6 2007 5:08 pm

Even with a simple menu, a lot of work and planning goes into making family mealtime a reality. So what do you do once everyone is seated around the... Read More ›

Family Night Finalists

Aug 8 2005 4:58 pm

Thanks so much to those of you who sent in ideas for memorable family activities. Here are a few of our favorites:“Sometimes for our family night dinner, I have... Read More ›

Janelle’s Picks

Aug 5 2005 3:45 pm

Just mention the phrase “Family Night” and tons of wonderful memories flood my mind. No fair having to pick favorites, but these three come pretty close… “Progressive Dinner”- This... Read More ›

Kristin’s Picks

Aug 4 2005 3:12 pm

My favorite family night didn’t start out so well. In fact, Dad and Mom sent Nicole and me to bed. We were six and seven at the time, so... Read More ›

Nicole’s Picks

Aug 3 2005 9:31 am

My sisters and I always looked forward to family night with childlike eagerness. My all-time favorite was “Mahaney Family Olympics.” When the 1984 Olympics took place, I was eight... Read More ›

Family Nights

Aug 2 2005 10:28 am

From the time our children were very young we have had a weekly “family night.” This is an evening we set aside each week where we eat a special... Read More ›