Thriving This Summer

Summer is here! I've been contemplating this post for a while now, but before I get into it, let me tell you how May went. We had so much fun celebrating our son's first year of life. We also spent some time with family and a bit of traveling (with a bit more to go… Continue reading Thriving This Summer

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Genesis 2:3

Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done. Genesis 2:3 (NIV) I thought this would be an appropriate verse to enter into the sort of Sabbath I'm doing this month, taking a break from blogging for a bit.… Continue reading Genesis 2:3

Thriving in May

Other than those pesky allergies, we managed to stay pretty healthy this month! As far as my plans, here is how April went: I am going to be honest with you. I didn't like doing the reading journal. It was hard to incorporate it into my day because I read literally whenever I have time.… Continue reading Thriving in May

May TBR

I'm taking a bit of a break this month, which I will talk about later this week, but I still have a TBR list that I'm hoping to accomplish. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson. This author has been all over my feeds for the last year. I purchased this book a while ago, but had so… Continue reading May TBR

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people‚Äôs stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. Couple shares their infertility struggles to encourage others trying to conceive Beautiful story of the Brattons who had waited ten years before they were able to have their son. And now… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

April Favorites

I have had an absolute blast this month. Michael's busy season is coming to an end, and we celebrated Easter as a family. So many favorite moments, and here are a few more favorites this month. Book of the Month I usually don't like a book with a lot of profanity in it, but this… Continue reading April Favorites

The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel: A Review

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is my kind of parenting book. First, it gives a lot of interesting facts about the biology of our… Continue reading The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel: A Review