A little independence {Whole Together Family 22/31}

The kids were adamant they wanted to go the steep way. The trail the just goes straight up one of our most frequented hills has always been their favorite. I tend to beg off because I end up carrying someone, the one with the shortest legs who shall not be named, at least part of … Continue reading A little independence {Whole Together Family 22/31}

Mom life vs your life? {Whole Together Family 13/31}

Mom-guilt is an actual thing and I hate it. I am constantly wondering if I am doing enough or if I need to do more or if the kids are happy enough or not. And any other plethora of worries that may or may not make anyone happier if followed up on. Often included in … Continue reading Mom life vs your life? {Whole Together Family 13/31}

Into – Sept {Whole Together Family 8/31}

I like to keep a monthly, partially because there used to be a linkup, but now I've realized I really enjoy having these markers of what we've been up to. Even if they are not everything we've done it is still fun and helpful for choosing future plans. It helps me to take note of … Continue reading Into – Sept {Whole Together Family 8/31}

10 Delightful Picture Books {Whole Together Family 6/31}

It's pretty normal for us to have around fifty books checked out from the library. Some are just my books, but the kids have so much fun picking their own as well. We often come home with a lot of books that are pink, Fancy Nancy, or of the Superhero learn to read variety. And … Continue reading 10 Delightful Picture Books {Whole Together Family 6/31}

Books vs Life

Books will solve the riddles of my life. If I read enough parenting books my kids will behave, if I read enough writing books I'll have written something, and if I absorb enough fiction I'll know how to deal with this wild ride called life. Of course they can do that. These are the lies … Continue reading Books vs Life

Noah’s Car Park Ark (Review and A Few Other Books On My List)

Lately I've been on the lookout for picture books that entertain but also teach. I also love a good Bible story retelling. So I was happy to see this title available through Intervarsity Press. Noah's Car Park Ark by Paul Kerensa, Illustrated by Liz and Kate Pope. This is a cute retelling of Noah's Ark. The … Continue reading Noah’s Car Park Ark (Review and A Few Other Books On My List)

A day in the life: typical sunday

Every couple of months I like to slow my day down just a little to notice what we do and when. It will be fun to compare the different rhythms of each day throughout the years. I did a sunday this month. Last sunday, specifically. ~~~~~ Today we started bright and early. At least Ali … Continue reading A day in the life: typical sunday

Blogging is Not My Job

Blogging is not my job. Somehow in the month of October I forget that a little bit. 31 days is fun and a worthwhile activity, but it's hard to keep it in perspective. At the end of the month I get caught up in the high of having completed something. It's great. It's good. I'll … Continue reading Blogging is Not My Job