I’ve been working on this list for what seems like months! I stumbled upon 100thingsblog a while back and was immediately inspired by the family behind it (Hello, Sam and Adam!) With a clear set of priorities and goals in mind,I’ve made — and revised…and revised…and revised — my own list of the hundred things I’d like to do … More A Fun Way to Do New Year’s Resolutions: 100 Things in 2016!
Austin Kleon transcribed and shared what poet, Billy Collins said at a White House poetry workshop. And although I don’t write poetry, what he said resonated so loudly with me. It was about poets finding their voice. And how they’re meant to read and read and read. Read poetry from writers they “envy.” Those that make them say to … More Becoming Ourselves
I’ve asked myself for years what it was that made Christmas so magical back when we were children. Last week, it became so clear to me as I recalled the Christmases of my childhood. I remember the excitement surrounding it. I remember the lights, the Christmas trees, the decorations. I remember hearing mass very late at … More Bringing the Magic of Christmas Back
I intend to be an intentional parent. I am not one all the time. Sometimes, I lose my patience. Sometimes, I yell. Sometimes, I count all the ways my life is more challenging than yours. Sometimes, I blame everyone but me. Other times, I am intentional. Other times, I am patience personified. Other times, I … More Patience Isn’t Just For Our Children — It’s For Us Parents, Too
Disclaimer: I am not an AWS parent and I was not asked to promote this event. In fact, I even asked for permission to do so as it was an event I’ve been so looking forward to. I wanted to share the excitement with like-minded people — you! Let’s go! Just a little over a month until … More An Advent Fair You Won’t Want to Miss!
Chalk, that is! And while you’re at it, bring some cleaning supplies, too! For us, it’s a water dipper (locally known as a tabo, read as tah-boh.) But we plan to bring a spray bottle next time, too. And it might be fun to bring some brushes and scrub away, too! Some tips: Always bring extra chalk. If other … More Take It Outside!
Watching: YouTube…gotta love YouTube. I don’t know how I got here but that’s what I’m watching. I love Ellen and I love Oprah so I watched the whole interview. Years old but still so enjoyable to watch. Reading: Simplicity Parenting. I’m also still reading Young at Art and a bunch of other books but for … More Currently… Volume 1 Issue 2