Just Keep Planting: The First Fall/Winter Garden

The advice that comes from the head of the urban farm where we volunteer is, “Just keep planting.” There is, of course, a rhythm to understanding season and sun and how each affects plant growth. Yet, his premise is that the weather is so unpredictable here until it becomes difficult to say with certainty what […]

Investing in December–and Every Day

Each month I use my planner to complete a monthly review, an idea I “borrowed” from the iBloom planner team. The review is a great way to take stock of where I am personally and professionally versus where I desire to be. Based upon the original idea, I have four categories: what went well what […]

Raising Our Daughters: Don’t Forget the “But God…” Stories (part 2)

I left off from my first post about raising daughters and healing generational wounds with a question: So, where am I after all of this processing?   The word “intentional” is used so frequently in today’s vernacular until it almost sounds cliché. Yet, being intentional has a sense of urgency to it, and for certain, […]

Raising our Daughters: Don’t Forget Your “But God…” Stories (part 1)

I stumbled across a random article from online magazine Madame Noire while scrolling through my Facebook timeline a few days back. It is not a site that I subscribe to nor would I take interest in much of the content, so I figure I must in some way have matched their demographic. It had to be […]

Homeschooling: It’s Not About Academics

Yes, I have been (notably?) absent from my blog in these last couple of weeks. Actually, I am shocked that I have been able to keep up as much as I have as we are in the midst of our craziest summer yet. As I type, we are on our 7th family trip in 2-1/2 months. […]

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