It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we are packing up everything we own and moving right smack dab in the middle of it! Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday and, despite the craziness associated with moving a family of seven and downsizing, no less, I just couldn’t let it keep us from … More Advent and going back to basics.
The struggle is real in my home. With five kids, two of whom are well into their teens, we have every device imaginable at our fingertips. Phones, computers, Kindles, and I-pads all compete for attention and, to tell you the truth, I could go Amish in a split-second and toss them all out the window. … More Filters
We left the hotel room in a flurry of bags, blankets and collected “treasures” from a week in Texas. Since I tend to get sleepy when driving past mid-afternoon I was determined to get on the road by 7:00 am. The kids, though, groggy, were on board with the idea. They were as ready to … More You Can’t Hold It All
I’m convinced road trips are one of God’s most efficient tools for refining me. … More Traveling…Mercy!
More than fifteen years ago I was a mommy of two toddlers. We lived in a little white house on Galveston Island and life was blissfully simple. I would sometimes go five days straight without ever leaving my house! My to-do lists were short and the kids’ naps were nice and long. We were in … More Simple begins now.