Isn't it wonderful how candid, imaginative, and surprisingly insightful children can be when you have conversations with them? For being so small, their views of the world sure are big! Both of my children are under ten years old and they've said some pretty funny and clever things. Being the word nerd that I am, … Continue reading Things My Children Have Said
You may have noticed that there has been a lot of interest in the mental health benefits of coloring for adults. I did some research and here's a link to a list of 8 therapeutic benefits. Very cool stuff! It makes sense, then, that there's also been a trend in coloring books and coloring apps … Continue reading Coloring Books
So yesterday morning, I woke up at 4:30. It's rare that I ever wake up that early, and believe me, I wish I could have slept longer. Sleep is high up on my list of priorities. After tossing and turning a bit, I realized it would be better to just let go and let God, … Continue reading 4:30 a.m.
Happy 2020! Here we are again, at the start of another new year. Time goes by so quickly! The days always seem to go by in a blur, weeks blend into months, and pretty soon we're at the end of the year already. This year happens to be a leap year, which means one extra … Continue reading A Year of Gratitude, Part 2
Back in December, I was given a set of really cute, purse-sized notebooks as one of my birthday gifts. My family and friends know me well. They know autumn is my favorite season, that I like cute, small things, and that I like to write. While admiring the pretty, golden leaf design on one of the notebooks, I … Continue reading A Year of Gratitude, Part 1
Sometimes, being a mom is just so dang difficult! If you've read last week's post (titled Just Do Your Best), you've seen that I am exhausted these days. After having talks with some of my fellow mama friends, we've come to the conclusion that sometimes it's the small victories that help us to get through each … Continue reading Small Victories
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are all reminded that it's not just a time to pig out and watch football with our family, it's a time to give thanks! Today's blog post is all about the small joys in life. It's easy to recognize the big ones: events like graduating from college or … Continue reading The Little Things