faith family life

The Importance of Rest

By on June 9, 2017

Friday afternoons are a flurry of activity at my house. I chip away at a mountain of laundry as my kids gather Legos and Littlest Pet Shop figures, putting…

books practical simple living

What I’m Loving-May 2017

By on June 2, 2017

True confession: May is not my favorite. May is the month where every activity, co-op, project, etc. ends and has some ending event you must attend on top of…


Embracing Wonder

By on June 1, 2017

Every May our family eagerly awaits the opening of a small local lake, making the Saturday before Memorial Day a holiday for us. The lake lies just two miles…

health and self care

Five Natural Ways I Manage My Anxiety

By on May 16, 2017

Cleaning the bathroom on a February afternoon changed my life.

As I moved containers of toiletries off the counter, I noticed the nail polish remover was out and made a…

family life life lessons

Memes, Motherhood, and How I Don’t Do It All

By on May 8, 2017

I saw this meme written by Bunmi Laditan of The Honest Toddler while scrolling through Facebook over the weekend:

How To Be A Mom in 2017: Make sure your children’s…