Okay, so I wasn't going to jump on the "my word for the year is ____________" bandwagon, but then I thought, "Why not?" There is something to be said about choosing a word (or two) to be your power word(s) for the year. Before choosing an actual word I threw around the thought that this… Continue reading What’s So Important About Choosing a Word for the Year?
I have 2 kiddos. Both teens. I love them both to pieces, but it seems my daughter, Hannah, my oldest, has stolen my heart this Mother’s Day season. She is beautiful and smart and funny and adorable and fun to be around and well… she is mine. I hear many people these days describe parenthood… Continue reading Learning As I Go (+ FREEBIE)
I know that we are just starting into the spring months and Thanksgiving is a couple of seasons away but I feel in my spirit that this story needs to be shared now. So let’s dig in, shall we? One Thanksgiving morning I entered the kitchen to start preparing everything so we could head to… Continue reading The Green Bean Episode
I recently read a quote by Henry David Thoreau that said, “It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?” Wow, that hit home with me. I am a mom of four girls. I homeschool the kids. I work from home. I blog (www.embracingthehour.com). I… Continue reading Embrace the Hour Because You Never Know What Surprises Will Happen
The journey started early Spring with a faint-positive pregnancy test, and yet another surprise from Abba. My husband and I had mutually agreed that we would not prevent conception, although we are not planning either. It's funny to see people's faces when they ask how many children we plan on having, and we respond with… Continue reading The Birth Story of Mordekai