Weekend reading: June 25, 2016

sleeping baby

From Instagram: This is becoming a habit. While baby sleep has never really been my strength as a parent, this guy really threw us for a loop. On our first night home from the hospital, at just 24 hours old, he flat out refused to sleep anywhere except my arms, a pattern that has continued for […]

The power of the family meeting

Family Meetings

I’ve been reading a lot of books about intentional living and parenting over the past couple of months in my quest to reprioritize. I’ll share more about those books soon, but first I wanted to share one of the most impactful changes we’ve made as a family. While we were in Florida, I read The […]

Weekend reading: June 18, 2016

Big shot!

From Instagram: Hey there, big shot! Our littlest stud muffin is 7.5 months now, and I can’t believe how fast it’s going. He’s still not a great sleeper, still nurses around the clock, and still doesn’t have much use for solid food (although he acts like he wants it all), but milestones like this one remind […]

Sometimes there’s just NOT enough time

Sometimes there's just NOT enough time

Do you ever feel like there’s just not enough time for everything you want to do? The projects and ideas for your business. The subjects you’d like to teach or the ways you want to inspire your children. One-on-one time with each of your kids…not to mention your husband! Caring for your health and your […]

One simple rule for simplifying your kitchen


This post is brought to you by Braun’s Household lineup: On Sunday we spent the day out and about—a quick errand before church followed by a family birthday party, grocery shopping, and a stop at our favorite ice cream shop on the way home. As soon as we got home, I ushered the boys upstairs […]