Christmas Joy {#Wholemama}

Christmas is so soon and joyful, but it can be so overwhelming. All the people, the planning, the presents, the pitiful sugar crazed children. -- Ok, maybe that p-phrase was a stretch, but whatever. -- These children can be so pitiful when they're overwhelmed with Christmas expectations. "Say thank you." "Wait your turn." "That's not … Continue reading Christmas Joy {#Wholemama}

New | The Greatest Gift, Striving, Jobs, Living Well.

This December I read Ann Voskamp's advent devotional called, The Greatest Gift and really enjoyed it. At first I thought I enjoyed it in spite of my burnt out exhaustion with life and striving, but now looking at all my favorite lines in one place I realize i enjoyed it more because of those feelings … Continue reading New | The Greatest Gift, Striving, Jobs, Living Well.

Books for the Journey: shake up your life

Boom. Books have impacts on your life. Some make bigger impacts than others depending on where you are. Here are three that impacted my life in a "boom!" fashion. Each one seemed to say: "Hello, This is not what you have to do, this is what I did. But here is me inspiring you to … Continue reading Books for the Journey: shake up your life

Books for the Journey: the faith-builders

I want to do all of these books justice as I explain what they've meant to me or why I love them. So these posts tend to take a quite a lot of time. I'm going to try to share a selection once every 3 weeks or so to give myself time (theoretically) to prepare … Continue reading Books for the Journey: the faith-builders

31 Days to Focus and Refresh: Season Finale New Habits

A few days ago I mentioned to my husband that in a few days I would be able to get on Facebook again and I was excited. He was less than thrilled. In fact, he was not even pleased. It shows what a horribly irresponsible user of social media I was. *shameface* Really when I … Continue reading 31 Days to Focus and Refresh: Season Finale New Habits