1 John 4:10-11

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us.I John 4:10-11 (NIV) Somewhere in my childhood, I learned about the meaning of retaliation. If I hurt someone else,… Continue reading 1 John 4:10-11

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Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s 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

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: A Review

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars I know I'm late to this party, but I really enjoyed this book. I'm not really a science fiction reader, but the format fascinated me.The book is written as a collection of emails, messages, computer codes, and surveillance footage surrounding the event… Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: A Review

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. Families mourning pregnancy and infant loss hit with costly bills Something I don't see discussed as often is the actual financial cost of pregnancy loss. CBS news did a story on… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green: A Review

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was really looking forward to this book, and it did not disappoint! The story revolves around this mysterious, large robot that shows up in Manhattan, New York in front of a Chipotle. Turns out that there are several of these robots… Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green: A Review