A Balance of Needs {Whole Together Family 11/31}

Every now and then in the past year or two I have found myself online, haphazardly browsing preschool or school school website. I look at the places I've heard of that teach something admirable or in a way that I agree with. Faith based preschools, Spanish immersion preschools, Montessori schools, classes, day camps, and various … Continue reading A Balance of Needs {Whole Together Family 11/31}


I've found life functions best in seasons. The anticipation of the next good thing coming gets me through the mundane today. I love knowing that change is just around the corner. I think that's part of why I loved school so much. There was always that steady cycle of challenges and rest. The start of … Continue reading Seasons

The good, the bad, and the ugly: What I won’t miss about school

First day of school - 8/08 Somehow with the first week of college classes just kicking off I'm feeling oddly like I actually miss the whole thing, but at the same time so so glad I'm not there anymore. I suppose I just loved school too much and I should have endeavored better to hate … Continue reading The good, the bad, and the ugly: What I won’t miss about school

God has your life – why I’m ok on church vacation

God has your life in His hands all planned out. It's crazy. Each step in your life plays into His plan. That's the only reason I'm ok with not going to church right now. God's got it. And I see how He prepared me for it. When I was growing up, we went to church. … Continue reading God has your life – why I’m ok on church vacation


Today I am celebrating many things. Graduation. A dream complete. A plan revised, rewritten, and finally realized. Mother's Day. My sweet first with my boy and my man. My boy's baptism. The first step in our task to raising him godly and strong. Freedom. Freedom to care well for my little fam. Freedom to have … Continue reading All.

Closer than the horizon!

In case you have been wondering at my lack of posting, this week is finals week. I have been forcing myself to focus all my verbal energy on the mass quantities of papers that are required of an English and Spanish double major. Hopefully you will excuse me. I will be back in full on … Continue reading Closer than the horizon!

Only 17!

Only 17 more school days! I need to: Write a 3 page paper on Alterity in Gilgamesh Build an 8 page paper off the three page paper. Collaborate to write a 10 page paper on phonology in Maay Maay Write a 10 page paper on phonemes in Amharic ( outline, first draft, final draft) Write … Continue reading Only 17!

Reality sets in hard.

It's amazing how hard it is to get anything done when you have a little baby. I have a sneaking suspicion that just housework would be quite doable. But trying to throw schoolwork on top of everything else makes for difficult times and a tired momma. I'm wondering how I'll be able to do this … Continue reading Reality sets in hard.