Family: Marriage & Parenting

Parenting with 20/20 Vision

It’s not only a new year, but a new decade!  Many of us have been bombarded with new year resolutions, one word, goal setting, and vision parties. Not to mention the super cool play on “2020”.  While many people have been looking forward to all things new, some of us may feel like nothing new… Continue reading Parenting with 20/20 Vision

Family: Marriage & Parenting

Thrive: Finding a Vision for Your Family

Some days just getting by surely must be enough. The kids are fed. They poured themselves a bowl of cereal, I think. They’re dressed. Well, he did wear that outfit to bed, but it’s relatively clean. And they’re kept out of harm’s way. Until I realize a hot cup of tea shouldn’t have been on a side… Continue reading Thrive: Finding a Vision for Your Family

Family: Marriage & Parenting, Holistic Health & Wellness

5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Daughter and Teach Her Self-Care

My oldest and only daughter (so far) is only five years old, but a recent question from her sparked something so much deeper in me than she'll ever realize. A few weeks ago she started asking about getting her nails painted. At first I kind of brushed it off, but once she kept asking I… Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Daughter and Teach Her Self-Care

Family: Marriage & Parenting, Home Education

5 Ways to Deschool for the Homeschooling Parent

Take one look at the word deschooling and you may think about the process of re-calibrating your child/children who have attended public (or private) school. However, what if I told you that deschooling goes beyond the re-wiring of your children's brain all the way to your perception of how you see school, education, and learning? I'm willing… Continue reading 5 Ways to Deschool for the Homeschooling Parent

Family: Marriage & Parenting, Spiritual

Girlfriend, Stop Elevating the Proverbs 31 Woman

It's crazy because I have referred to myself as a Proverbs-wanna-be woman, wife, and mom on several occasions. I've yearned for even a portion of what Scripture says about her. But, I have also found myself reading this chapter of Scripture and almost instantly filled with a depressive state of mind and feelings of not… Continue reading Girlfriend, Stop Elevating the Proverbs 31 Woman