Month: January 2016

Lose the Cape: A book Review

I am judgmental. I am opinionated. I do not often keep those opinions a secret. The stronger I feel, the louder the opinion will be spoken. And then… I had kids… I received a free advance digital copy of Lose the Cape: Never will I Ever (and then I...

Battleground Heart

I’m not sure how it happened, but for months, Dietrich has been obsessed with heaven and hell, more the latter. The big areas of focus are that bad people go to hell and that the devil wants us to do bad things. Every time he makes a bad choice, he...

Balancing Act

To say I’ve been in a writing slump is sugar coating the matter. It’s not that I have nothing to say (I always have plenty to say), rather it is finding the motivation and energy to commit “pen to paper” and get it posted. Maybe it’s a touch of...

Cruising Back to Reality

Last week, in order to make my home sing, I ran – or floated – away from home. After more than a year of transitions, after more than seven years of doing almost everything for and with my children, after almost nine years without a “personal vacation” – I...

Potty Training Resolve

I have big plans for this year. Stay on top of the household chores, do better at homeschooling, actually make it through my Bible reading without quitting, exercising more, making better nutrition choices, and potty training my three-year-old. While I’m already behind on everything, nothing is quite so simultaneously...