Hello Friends! A month ago, I turned 32. To say that my life has been an adventure would be an understatement, but these past few years have taught me so much so fast that I feel sometimes I can barely keep up. This post is my attempt to put into words some of the things I have learned, and am still learning, so that I … Continue reading Thirty-Two Things I’ve Learned in Thirty-Two Years
My mom is a rare woman. She is humble, honest, passionate, idealistic, and self-sacrificing. She goes against the grain in almost every way possible and sees things through her own unique and fantastic lens. Like a cherry tree, elegant and extravagant, thriving in the desert, taking no heed to her surroundings and fully focused on the act of blooming, she gives the world something to … Continue reading For My Mom: Make The World Wonder
I grew up in the forests of Michigan. Trees as far as the eye can see. A carpet of bright green growing things. Vegetation finding life in every crack in the concrete. Ridiculous humidity. Lakes and bonfires and crickets and cardinals and fireflies. Overcrowded beaches. Tourist towns on the Great Lakes. Cabins Up North. Mighty oaks. Acorns, squirrels, Canada geese, loons, and wolves. Vivid fiery … Continue reading “With Montana, It Is Love”
Welcome! This is part six in my eight week children’s devotional series Understanding Who You Are. Feel free to comment your thoughts below and share if you know someone who could use this! Here are the eight weeks: What Are You Made Of? How Did God Make You? Who Are You? Why Did God Make You? Why Do We Do Wrong Things? Is Sin Part Of … Continue reading Is Sin Part of God’s Plan?
Welcome! This is part five in my eight week children’s devotional series Understanding Who You Are. Feel free to comment your thoughts below and share if you know someone who could use this! Here are the eight weeks: What Are You Made Of? How Did God Make You? Who Are You? Why Did God Make You? Why Do We Do Wrong Things? Is Sin Part Of … Continue reading Why Do We Do Wrong Things?
Today was our first hike and swim of the summer. And it’s still April, not really warm enough to swim yet…but who cares about details like that! We packed up breakfast, lunch, water bottles, and swim suits and took off for the day. We spent the first half hour eating gluten-free blueberry muffins while bird-watching and chasing geese. Then we spent about an hour exploring … Continue reading Encouragement for New Moms
Hello friends! I don’t know about where you’re at, but here it took forever for spring to come! And I decided at the last minute that we are going on a full break from school as long as it stays so perfect and beautiful – warm enough to feel the sun but cool enough to be comfortable! We school pretty much year round. Even when … Continue reading Four Ways To Keep Learning On Spring Break!