• Beauty Even Now

    Beauty Even Now: Guest Post

    I have a beautiful yard. I don’t feel bad bragging about it because I don’t deserve credit for any of it. My husband takes care of all our plants. A lot of work goes into the planning, the planting, the pruning, and everything else that has to happen to make it look the way it does, but he enjoys doing it and is happy to let me reap the benefits of it all. I occasionally help him, but it’s under his guidance. He clearly knows more about plants than I do, so I happily yield to him. I’m pretty sure it wouldn’t take long for me to ruin our yard…

  • Simplify Kid Lunches

    Kid Lunches: Ideas to Simplify Mealtime

    Maybe it’s a silly thing to worry myself with but I work really hard NOT to serve the same kid lunches day in and day out. Some might argue that if you find a kid lunch they eat without complaint, what’s the harm in serving that same lunch on repeat? Honestly? Nothing. There is nothing wrong with this approach for kid lunches. My kids, particularly the older two, set the bar VERY HIGH for eating a large variety of healthy foods. They aren’t ever picky. The tendency to fight eating typically comes from wanting to power struggle (which I simply don’t do anymore). BUT I’ve also noticed that once they…

  • April Scripture Journaling

    April Scripture Journaling: Staying In The Word

    There’s always so much to get done in a day and hardly time to accomplish it all BUT we all need to find time to stay in the Word! Here’s the April Scripture Journaling schedule for the month ahead that will help us to do just that! The theme for the month of April is Renewal! Scripture Journaling is a simple (and not overwhelming) way to get into The Word daily. It’s a way to get quiet with God -if even for a few minutes among the chaos of motherhood – to meditate and reflect on His living words of truth. Scripture Journaling: How To Monday through Friday find a quiet…