Unplugged Play: 50 “I’m Bored” Activities

At 11:15 this morning, I set the baby in the pack-and-play and started to prep lunch. I asked my five year old to find something fun to do while waiting for lunch. Apparently, this was no small feat --  the whining ensued almost immediately. Independent play is definitely a learned skill, and takes time to [...]

Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children's choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full! Basically, the month is moving so fast I can hardly keep up! I haven't had lots of [...]

Praying Through Series

  God whispered something so small ... and so big...  into my heart earlier this week. That I need more of Him. Less me. Less chores being completed. Less check marks off the to-do list. More Him. Why do these two, tiny, simple words carry so much weight? (And why are they so hard to [...]

IG Challenge: I Am A Joyful Homemaker

Hey, everyone! I'm excited to share that I'll be co-hosting an Instagram Challenge next week created by Abby Barstow called #iamajoyfulhomemaker!   The challenge is designed to connect other stay-at-home/work-at-home moms and wives and to share the little things that bring us joy through our daily journeys. So...want to participate?! (I hope you do!) Here's [...]