Whole-list-ical (4.12.17)

I don't know about you but my kids have been insane lately. Or maybe I have. Or maybe life. Or maybe it's just life and the fact that we're running out of coffee here. IDk. But here's a few things that have been making my life happier or spurring me on to more wholeness lately … Continue reading Whole-list-ical (4.12.17)

INFJ books? What do you think? (6 best books so far, 2017)

Modern Mrs Darcy has a monthly linkup of books, but since I've not linked in a good 9 months... I'm going to not be too optimistic of linking up regularly and maybe instead just go for a once a season recap of bests :) I have somehow managed to read 30 books already this year! These … Continue reading INFJ books? What do you think? (6 best books so far, 2017)

And we continue on. {wholemama faith}

Where is the line that draws between the middle of what was and what is? The line that marks the turning of a head to glance behind or the focusing of the eyes on things at hand? How do we keep ourselves in careful love of present and not fall to always wondering what might have been … Continue reading And we continue on. {wholemama faith}

On Being Gentle {Heather Caliri for #wholemama}

(Heather speaks a language and knows a way that sings softly alongside my own inner experience - echoing grace, freedom, and calm into the worn and tired places. I am so happy to be able to share her words with you all today! Enjoy and be blessed!) By Heather Caliri ----- When my oldest daughter was a … Continue reading On Being Gentle {Heather Caliri for #wholemama}

Spontaneous and the Enneagram {#wholemama and some nerdiness}

The enneagram has helped me embrace spontaneity a bit. I am a 1, often called a perfectionist. It was one of those things where I really wanted to be a 5 (because I like to know things) or maybe a 9 (Because peacemakers might fix the world), but alas, I am a 1 to the core (because I … Continue reading Spontaneous and the Enneagram {#wholemama and some nerdiness}

Meet My Mama: Mary Ostyn – {#Wholemama}

Sometimes when an idea starts to feel more confining than it used to it is good to talk to someone and just get a feel for how their life works if just for the sake of curiosity and sharing insight or encouragement. This is where #wholemama is taking me. I want to hear how life actually works … Continue reading Meet My Mama: Mary Ostyn – {#Wholemama}

The Less and More Life {Challenge – #Wholemama}

    When I consider my life in the light of wholeness, I am invited to grab up all the pieces of who I am or want to be and meld them together into my own one life. The challenge is knowing how to fit all the pieces in, which pieces to choose, and where to … Continue reading The Less and More Life {Challenge – #Wholemama}

Shake off the Shoulds! {#wholemama}

So it's summer! It's the season for swimming, hot weather, sunscreen, growing things, early morning hiking, camping, exploring, normal life, and often anything to escape the heat. We just had our first glimpse of summer weather: 90F and above. With three little kids we have to do something to get outside everyday. They for some reason … Continue reading Shake off the Shoulds! {#wholemama}

Who is encouraging you? {#Wholemama Roundup}

A big part of my becoming in this #wholemama life has been learning who to listen to, finding voices that encourage me to be more at ease in my own skin, and taking note of the things that speak to me in a meaningful way. Kind of a record keeping of encouraging words and ideas. It's … Continue reading Who is encouraging you? {#Wholemama Roundup}

Together {#wholemama}

Tonight I made cookies just so I could eat the dough. Yes, it was that kind of evening. The kids are still (almost literally) bouncing off the walls. But at least I have cookie dough. And also 4 dozen baked cookies for when the going gets rough later this week. Or maybe just later this … Continue reading Together {#wholemama}