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Taking Stock

Every time I have written in this space of late, I have had to apologize for my long absence. I would like to get over that by writing more frequently. Does it matter to the world if I write? Probably not. But it matters to me. It matters, because I have four pairs of eyes that watch me every single […]

Incredible and Isolating: First Year of Homeschooling

We are 6 weeks into our first year of homeschooling and I can officially say that it has been the best decision for our family. But as amazing as it has been, I have also had moments where I have felt incredibly isolated. Our decision to home school our four children was made surprisingly easily. It was surprising, because overall […]

Always a Step Behind

Sometimes I feel like I was born into a world with a set of rules that I don’t know. I feel this endless need to figure out what everybody else already seems to know. I always feel a step behind. The youngest of three girls, I felt like I was always trying to catch up. My earliest memory of this […]

Intentional Living

My daughter had her first official babysitting experience recently. A couple of days later, it struck me that my husband and I should be able to go on a date any time now. If she is old enough to babysit other kids, she is mature enough and capable enough to watch her younger siblings. This is a new era for […]

Psalm 151

I woke up this morning feeling more tired than when I went to sleep last night. I try to write only to be interrupted by a little one who needs a diaper change. I sit on my couch and try to decide between writing a blog post or folding a load of laundry. The laundry wins. It seems to be […]