I have a confession to make - I judge books by their covers.Well, mostly I judge children's books by their covers. My non-scientific approach to finding good children's book generally amounts to - "Ooh, that's a neat picture!" Generally, I find this approach works quite well. Good storytelling and good illustration often goes hand in... Continue Reading →
I never really expected an identity struggle to be part of this process. It is easy to say "Oh you have children/a child; you're still a mother" and that is true. But for a mother of one in this situation it's not quite enough. I am a mother, but I don't feel like I qualify... Continue Reading →
A few things around the house that make me happy - new yarn, a reorganized pantry, a basket of cloth napkins, projects almost finished. And little dose of reality around the corner.
Thank you for all the prayers, all the emails and FB messages checking up on us this weekend. We're doing about as good as can be expected. The actual procedure went fine, and I've bounced back as well as I usually do. Now we wait for lab tests which could take over a month. This... Continue Reading →
Thank you everyone for all the love and support. I've been wondering why I've been sharing all of this recently, but the outpouring of support and appreciation for having my experience "out there" for others going through the same is a good reminder why some of us feel called to share.I go in this morning,... Continue Reading →
This was going to be a different post. I had it all concocted in my mind. I was going to allude to the fact that I managed to sneak someone into the Edel Conference without Jen or Hallie ever knowing. I was going to leave you suspense until the end when I finally revealed that... Continue Reading →
Hello friends! I'm still selling Usborne books on the side and thought now is the perfect time to share with you some of my favorite to add to your home libraries. With school years kicking into high gear all around me these are my favorites to encourage a love of learning at home. Whether your... Continue Reading →
I'll just go ahead and admit I'm new to this game and I will definitely admit that our faith-based learning at home is not perfect. There are days where my three year old recites his prayers like a little cherubim and other times it's in a guttural drawl that is actually the ancient language of... Continue Reading →