Thriving on intention, not busyness (and an announcement)

It’s been a doozy of a year, even though it’s been one of our best. Changes, lessons learned, kids growing up, slight job shifts… Life constantly moves, doesn’t it? 2012 has whooshed by, but when I think of January to now, I’m in awe of all I’ve learned, as a writer, as a wife, and (read more…)

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Good reads for summer

My apple green nightstand usually brims with books. I have this habit of reading five books at once (minimum), but it sorta works well for me. There are seasons and days and times of the day when I want to read cerebral nonfiction, and there are other times when I want a good story. During (read more…)

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Spirit-Led Parenting: overcoming the fear of freedom

Freedom. This powerful word evokes strong feelings in each of us. For some, it conjure flag-waving and patriotism. For others, it speaks to the purpose of a spiritual faith. In Western culture, freedom is honored, cherished, and pursued. Who would be afraid of freedom? As it turns out, we were. My friend Laura and I (read more…)

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One Bite at a Time

This thing has been about a year in the works, and I hope you’re as excited about it as I am. Today, I’m popping a bottle of wine and celebrating my hard work on this project for the past month. Oh, and it’s also my birthday today. This calls for nothing less than a little (read more…)

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My summer reading list

Even though it may not look like it here on the blog, I’m taking a little offline break as of today. I’ve prewritten all my posts for the next month, and I’ll be checking comments, Twitter, and Facebook only every few days. I did this last summer, and it was glorious. So I’m doing it (read more…)

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