Happy November! Can y’all even believe it is the eleventh dang month of 2019!? This weekend, we kicked off November and the beginning of The Official OMG Holiday Season with friends and family. We were out of town for most of the weekend, and I had to make some adjustments in our schedule so that… Continue reading The Value of Connection
I’m sure there are people out there who do their hair EVERY DAY and have ironed clothes and clean houses even if I drop by unannounced and their children don’t swear in public. I’m sure there are. It’s just not me!
Busy days and beautiful food, doesn’t that conjure up a picture of heaven? So, how does that actually happen in real life, the big messy life that rolls out everyday? Not on accident, and not alone. Last week’s article discussed the logistics behind planning out meals during our busy seasons. The ability to pull all… Continue reading Busy Days and Beautiful Food; Part Two
Preparing to head back to school after a summer full of vacation and family time can be challenging. Planning ahead and making success a routine is one way that we can help make the transition in a positive and productive manner. My last article included some general information and ideas to help the family all… Continue reading Special Education and Back to School Success
It is that time of year. Target has every school supply on sale. You’re scheduling when to take the kids shopping for new clothes and shoes because they have seemingly grown out of everything overnight. It is all expensive and none of this happens at the beach. Back to school is a bummer. Every season… Continue reading Transition from Beach to Back-to-School and Keep Your Sanity!
A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. A well-spent Sunday looks different in all of our homes; maybe it is grocery shopping for the work week, perhaps getting all the laundry put away, a languid brunch with besties, even a luxurious pedicure or some quiet family time. However we spend our Sundays, it… Continue reading The Sunday of Summer: Welcome to the August Series!
Today I was tutoring two teenage brothers, and we have been working through Sean Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Our reading and discussion was about the “Tumor Twins,” competition and comparison. Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Comparison is the thief of joy,” and Rachel Hollis expounded on Teddy’s words with, “Comparison is the… Continue reading Pinterest Perfection