How selling our home taught us about community

In early spring of 2016, we made the decision to sell our home, move across the metroplex and go back to being renters instead of homeowners. It was not a decision that seemed logical to our family and friends. We lived in a suburban neighborhood near my husband’s job, and by all appearances our life … Continue reading How selling our home taught us about community

My Favorite Online Parenting Resources

One of my motivations for starting a blog about spiritual parenting is my desire to create a “village” the best way I know how. Let’s face it – parenting is a really hard job! It’s the most rewarding, fulfilling, and blessed opportunity, but it doesn’t come with an instruction manual and sometimes it can feel … Continue reading My Favorite Online Parenting Resources

This Morning I Woke

I am excited to share that I've published a small chapbook of poetry. This is something I've been wanting to do for a long time, and while I do have another children's book on the horizon soon, I felt this little book calling to me so I created it. It feels exciting and scary to … Continue reading This Morning I Woke

4 ways to help children with anxiety

Anxiety in children isn’t always obvious. Sometimes it can be hard to identify, and therefore it can be challenging for parents to help. After all, if we don’t know that the seed level cause of our child’s discomfort is anxiety, how are we supposed to help them? In my daughter for example, her anxiety often … Continue reading 4 ways to help children with anxiety

Low cost ways to market your book

Low-cost ways to market your book I self-published a children’s book in July of 2017 and so far, it has been a positive experience. Learning about the process of publishing a book was priceless, and I’ve had fun meeting my readers. One of the challenges I’ve faced is in the area of marketing. I’ve learned … Continue reading Low cost ways to market your book

Eczema, Humility, and Strength

My son arrived in the world three weeks earlier than expected, but he was healthy. He was also a happy baby: affectionate and funny, and almost always in a good mood. His personality didn’t even change when, at three months old, he developed a rash on his cheeks. At first, I thought the rash was … Continue reading Eczema, Humility, and Strength

Our KonMari Journey: Clothes

I posted a few days ago about why we chose to complete the KonMari method in our home. We've made it through the clothes, which is the suggested first step. Here are some takeaways from our process. I also want to offer some suggestions on how to handle getting rid of your no-longer-loved items in … Continue reading Our KonMari Journey: Clothes