My family and I were driving home through the mountains and the dark, towering, majestic mountains reminded me of a song from Calamity Jane.Continue reading “Suspend Your Disbelief”
“Who Would Want to Be All Things to All People?” She scoffed.
I’ve been reading the book, “Entre Nous”. It’s about how French women live their lives and their secrets of good living.I thoroughly enjoyed this book and there was a quote that stood out to me in the chapter on leisure. You see, the French are not obsessed with time management and efficiency like we Americans.Continue reading ““Who Would Want to Be All Things to All People?” She scoffed.”
Everything Doesn’t Have To Match
Do you ever see other people’s homes, and feel like you are different and/or somehow wrong because in your house not everything matches perfectly? Or maybe you are a college student living paycheck to paycheck and you can’t afford to keep up on the latest trends (nor do you have the time.)Continue reading “Everything Doesn’t Have To Match”
How to Konmari Kid Stuff
So, have you guys started watching Marie Kondo’s new show on Netlix? Well, I have. I may or may not have already watched the entire thing…so, what?Continue reading “How to Konmari Kid Stuff”
Overcome Resentment Toward Your Husband
Ever since I read, “The Surrendered Wife“, I’ve been very in tune to what I see around me. And you know what I see? So many of us women resent our husbands, and ACCEPT that that’s the way things are (especially after children). And you know what? I get it! Because I am human too. But I also have hope that it isn’t the way things have to be.Continue reading “Overcome Resentment Toward Your Husband”
Balance In The Chaos of Family Life: Is It Even Possible?
The Search for Balance
Family life is so chaotic, especially this time of year, but we are committed to learning how to balance “it all”. Continue reading “Balance In The Chaos of Family Life: Is It Even Possible?”
Self-Care: Mind, Body, and Soul – in the Midst of Serving Others
I learned some new lessons in self-care last week and I was reminded of how much I need it. Last week was a whirlwind of my birthday, Halloween, everyone catching colds and a mouse in the house. The latter resulted in about 5 additional loads of laundry and sanitizing every imaginable surface. Needless to say, I am emotionally drained. (Reality check: I have limits and I need breaks.) So, Saturday night I told my husband that I was going out for the morning. My Sunday plans were: Continue reading “Self-Care: Mind, Body, and Soul – in the Midst of Serving Others”
Make Your Schedule as a Mom and Grace for when Life Happens
What you’ll find
In this post, I am going to tell you all about how to make your schedule as a mom. It will be completely tailored to your life- something for moms who work outside and inside the home. (Mine is from the perspective of a work-from-home mom) . You’ll also learn how to approach your schedule when life happens – you know the drill – your kids get sick, the dog throws up on every blanket you own, you have unexpected company, etc. You will take stock of all of your responsibilities but also take into account time for prayer and time to do things you enjoy. Continue reading “Make Your Schedule as a Mom and Grace for when Life Happens”
There’s Nothing Wrong With You
In your life have you ever felt like there’s something wrong with you? Because, you know, there must be because why else would you be so sensitive ? Continue reading “There’s Nothing Wrong With You”
Is French Parenting Better than American Parenting?
I love to learn about child-rearing practices in different cultures. Especially cultures where women get a super long maternity leave and extremely high-quality daycare. Yeah, I’m a total francophile. So when I found this book about French parenting, you better believe I was intrigued. Continue reading “Is French Parenting Better than American Parenting?”