What Recharges Your Soul?

What Recharges Your Soul?

“What recharges your soul?” A good friend asked me that question recently, and luckily I happened to be on a walk in the woods with her at the time, and my answer was easy, “This.” The natural default is to live in the busy… in day to day tasks where we seldom...
Creative and Fun After School Snacks

Creative and Fun After School Snacks

Okay, so many of you have now sent off your sweet kiddos to school, and as excited as you are to see them and talk about their day, they come home as little zombie monsters. They are tired and hungry people in need of an intercession. Let’s deal with their need...
Ideas for Great School Days

Ideas for Great School Days

Well… I think we did it.  We made it past the first week or two of school.  Some of us are virtual, some of us are doing homeschool, and some of us are back into classrooms figuring out all of the new systems. For so many kids, there are intense emotions that go...
Stand in the Right Strength

Stand in the Right Strength

The other day my husband and I felt as though we took another “hit” from all things 2020.  He made a reference that I thought was great. He compared us all to boxers – fighters that keep taking unexpected blows. Such a man thing.  😉  There were no “Rocky” quotes...
Dealing with Disappointment

Dealing with Disappointment

This spring Cole, my oldest, leaned over to me in the car and whispered, “Mom, do you know what gives me goosebumps all over when I think about it?”  (That’s when us moms get all excited and want to say, “Yay! Tell me all of your secrets and...