As moms, we all know this feeling: we gasp--this is just the -cutest- moment and we just have to capture it! So we grab the camera, snap the picture, and take a look at the screen. Ugh. Somehow the camera just didn't capture what we saw or what we had in mind. Oh well, at least we have the picture right?
But what if we didn't have to settle? What if there was an easy way to get the photos we really want of our kids? I've found the solution! Read More
I live between two conflicted traits: on one side I'm too likely to trust and on the other side I don't trust at all. The result is often that I'm wary of trusting those I love the most--just in case. In my walk with Christ, this causes the most tension because on one side I trust . . . but on the other I'm wary and I like to keep my just-in-case options open. Can you identify? Read More
Moments. Life is made up of them. Some we tuck away in our hearts for safe keeping. Some we forget in the recesses of day-in, day-out. Sometimes, it's the little things that bring them all flooding back.
I sat tired, in an empty room within an empty house. Our belongings piled high in the moving truck, the air heavy with expectation, excitement, grief, and lots and lots of humidity. The voices below echoed through the empty walls as I sat washing footprints off grey walls. The memories flooded back and warmed my heart . . . Read More
Today I wanted to answer some frequently asked questions for Foundation Phonics: Easy Lessons for Early Learners. If you haven't already, I recommend you click on over here and read the Foundations Phonics intro post. That post will give you a good overview of the program, the ideas behind it, and how it works. So without further ado, let's dive into the FAQs! Read More
Unexpected. That sums up so much of life, doesn't it? It seems we are always doing and planning, and then life shifts and we find ourselves unexpectedly changing course. Sometimes these changes in course are the very things we've always wanted. Other times, these course changes hand you the blank pages to a story you didn't want to write. How do we find hope in those cases? Read More