Stress. Ugh. It's just a part of life. And if you're like me, stress is a pretty regular experience. For years now. In all shapes and sizes, ages and stages. As Christians, we might be prone to minimizing the reality of our stress because "God is good....and He won't give me more than I can... Continue Reading →
Here's a scheduling template I find myself continually revolving around because it is so flexible, gracious, and productive. I hope you like it, too!
This is us. We're about to be 10 minutes late to our homeschool coop. Actually, 11 minutes late now that I stopped to take a selfie. And we're celebrating it. Why? Because we got through the morning with love and kindness in tact. Backstory: I heart punctuality. Like, really love it. Everything within me craves... Continue Reading →
This word pretty much sums up my parenting strategy lately. And yesterday, when both I and six-year-old Sam awoke grumpy, there was a whole 'lotta coddiwompling. My irritability increased throughout the day. So did Sam's. School was choppy. As I read The Burgess Bird Book For Children, I couldn't help but notice his glazed-over eyes... Continue Reading →
As I catch my breath from 2016 and glance at 2017, I have hopes. Hopes of trying new things, growing in new ways, adventuring through whatever presents itself. A wise woman recently shared this quote from The Harvard Business Review, and it's just too good not to pass on. If success is a catalyst for... Continue Reading →