7 Brilliant Ways to Greet Your Husband After Work

Guess what! I finally folded my laundry! Yeah, probably not in the top ten. But for me it's exciting! Most of the time I make the time to fold/put away everyone else's laundry and am so fed up with it (read: the children woke up from their naps and folding laundry to a whiny chorus … Continue reading 7 Brilliant Ways to Greet Your Husband After Work

From a position of surrender {and: The Normal Christian Life Ch#2}

Romans 7:18-20 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not. For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want. But if I … Continue reading From a position of surrender {and: The Normal Christian Life Ch#2}

Old friends and new lives

Friendships change so drastically over the course of a few years...or life events taken ahead of the average person. These days I am almost always confused when I talk with old friends who don't have kids or aren't married yet. (Me, my friend Beth (and my sis's sis-in-law!), and a few of my sisters at … Continue reading Old friends and new lives

My present woes… oh wait. not quite. Just talking about talking is all.

Sometimes I feel like I am an unclear communicator when speaking in person. Communication struggles... at least as far as I can tell from the confused looks and laughing on the receiving end of my barely parsed information. Amusing? yes. De-musing. yes, also that. ha. Though there are times when the connection just flows and … Continue reading My present woes… oh wait. not quite. Just talking about talking is all.

Day 7: talk more, screen less.

One thing I have loved about thus first week with my 31 minute internet limit is that it has seriously opened up the lines of communication with my husband. It used to be we'd spend our evenings on our screens. Him with a laptop/movie/desktop combo working/facebooking/working and me on the iPad facebooking, Sometimes reading on … Continue reading Day 7: talk more, screen less.