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)


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

2.19.17- On having an agenda and a little farm visit

First let me say, Hello February! I love you! Today it was 60 degrees and sunny, blue skies. So good, good, good for my Vitamin D deprived¬†soul. The morning was typical: picked up donuts, served in the kid's rooms at church and home for lunch and naps/quiet time. After a rough week and busy Saturday,… Continue reading 2.19.17- On having an agenda and a little farm visit