Our new house is set back in the woods and is entirely magical. Deer, birds, lizards, caterpillars, a bubbling creek, berry bushes and 5 barefoot kids fill out the property, making the whole thing feel like you've entered a simpler time teeming with tranquility and life. Our front door, however, didn't seem to convey that... Continue Reading →
Well, it's that time of year again. The neighborhood pool is all but deserted, the school bus has begun its route again (using my driveway as a turning point 2 times each morning and afternoon) and there's no more kids riding bikes through the streets. Just like that, our neighborhood packed with 80+ kids feels... Continue Reading →
Real quick: these 2 products have revolutionize our Summer experience and it would be a crime not to pass them along.
According to Pinterest, there are lots of people who enjoy converting a spare room into a homeschool classroom. These rooms are beautifully decorated and gloriously organized and I admire the creativity and love that many a parent has poured into these rooms. Hello? Color-coded subject bins and adorably framed art? Yes please! There's also something... Continue Reading →
Last week I shared ways we're helping our 5 kids of varying ages and stages grow in their independence (though I regrettably forgot to mention that I wrote that post while on the road for a week and had let my big kids pack their own bags and the 9 year old packed pj's consisting... Continue Reading →
Are you a mom who’s striving toward a spiritually, physically, emotionally & relationally healthy life? Would you like some support and camaraderie from another mother? I would like to be that woman! Join me as I launch a two week (feels-a-little-scary-but-also-exciting) tommimom training starting January 22! For a donation, you will join a virtual community... Continue Reading →