how to take a day off (practical tips, part 1)

A friend texted me the other day and asked something like "how to do I do things to set myself up well" for the Sabbath, for a day off.  It got me thinking about how I try to prepare practically for a day of rest as a mom of young kids. Because my kids are… Continue reading how to take a day off (practical tips, part 1)

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A garden metaphor

Last spring I planted some little ground cover plants near our back door/driveway area. Love love love some lush, green, occasionally flowering ground cover. It's low maintenance, you can walk on it (kid-friendly), it's pretty hardy. I think this variety is called Creeping Jenny. Totally thought these little babies were annuals, meaning they flourish for… Continue reading A garden metaphor