Hospitality: Mom to Mom

Hospitality: Mom to Mom

As moms, we can so quickly become alienated from fellowship, lonely, and burdened under the weight of our responsibilities. Our family is at the center of all we do and our care for them can sometimes leave us drained, discouraged by our failures, and thirsty for a word of hope. This is why it is […]

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Is Motherhood Missing Out?

Is Motherhood Missing Out?

  When I became a mother at the age of twenty-five, I didn’t predict the innumerable ways caring for a little human would redefine how I live. A few years in, it occurred to me I no longer dress like I once did, have the same aspirations, or spend time with the same people. I […]

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Establishing Family Christmas Traditions

Establishing Family Christmas Traditions

I want to incorporate more traditions into the life of my young family, but that is an abstract and vague goal, which until now, had no hope of fruition. As December 1st approaches, I mean well and have every intention of executing every fabulous Christmas idea I’ve pinned on Pinterest. Reality is I maybe accomplish […]

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Minimalism, Decision Fatigue, and Christianity 

Minimalism, Decision Fatigue + Christianity

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist defines minimalism as “the intentional promotion of the things we value most and the removal of everything that distracts us from it.” I think minimalism is frequently misunderstood. It isn’t just about getting rid of stuff. Most often it is not the tangible that keeps us from the things we value most, but […]

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Children Over Checklists

Children Over Checklists | Being Present | Motherhood | Slow Living

I was content to let my 3-year-old entertain herself every day (by nature that meant entertaining her little brother, who follows her every move). When they play, I do what needs doing. As much I hate to admit it, the glaringly obvious truth was I had buried my head deep in a pile of to-do’s to […]

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