Woe to Instagram, Facebook, and other wonderful social media sites. I love these sites as much as the next person. I dutifully post my cute family moments, victories, and smiles. Occasionally, I even post a picture of a sick child with a cute sad emoji to bring home the "reality" of it all...of course, while… Continue reading I’m Not.
Quick note! I have started a Facebook page, specifically for this blog and would love it if you would head on over and "Like" it! I have some fun projects that I am working on this year and I would love to keep up with all of you through Facebook as well. Thanks! (Link below)… Continue reading Facebook Page
I know what is true. I know the right things to say. I know it in my mind. I've tucked truth away in my heart… YET, my heart still lags behind at times. Recently, I struggled. I was blindsided by something that pretty much knocked my feet out from under me. I knew what I… Continue reading Waiting for my heart to catch up…
A few months ago, one of my readers sent me a message about a topic that they wanted to see talked about more often, and asked if I would consider writing a post on it. I agreed wholeheartedly with her concerns and have been mulling over this for the past several months. I have decided… Continue reading 10 Ways to Enjoy Motherhood & Be a Better Mom
In Part 1 of this post, we talked about fear that is negative and not beneficial for us. Today, in Part 2, I want to address something that has been on my heart for some time as well. This post is about fear, but not the kind we discussed before. This kind of fear is… Continue reading Fear – Part 2: Whom Shall I Fear?
I have wrestled with writing this blog post for quite some time. Not because I don't know what to say, but ironically, because I know exactly what to say and I struggle with this very issue, day in and day out. This topic keeps coming back to me, time and time again, because I face… Continue reading Fear – Part 1: The Not-So-Good Kind…
This week is our official first week of school! Last week we went on a family vacation to the coast and since it was so adventurous (aka, full of sickness and a hospital visit), I will post more about that later... Although we were all exhausted, the kids were still super excited to begin school!… Continue reading Official First Day! (“Not Back to School” Photo Hop 2012)
Okay! I have been researching, reading and working hard to decide on our final curriculum choices for the 2012-2013 school year and I am proud to say that I have done it! It has all been ordered and we plan to begin school on August 21st. The first week will be pretty light and, in… Continue reading Not Back to School Blog Hop: 2012-2013 Curriculum
"There is an occasion for everything, and a time for every activity under heaven:" -Ecclesiastes 3 Life is full of seasons. This week I have been reminded of this. Mostly because, for me right now, I am in a trying and sometimes lonely season. Currently, I am mom to a 5 year old, 3 year… Continue reading Only a Season
I made these last week and they were seriously AMAZING! My husband and children also loved this meal, so it was a WIN! The combo of this chicken salad, red bell peppers, and avocado is delicious! 🙂 Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wraps Chicken Salad: 2/3 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons lime juice 3/4 teaspoon salt… Continue reading Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wraps