Disney World with preschoolers: highlights and tips for a magical time

We’re back. We actually got back last Sunday morning (our flight left at the ungodly hour of 7:20am and we had an hour drive to the airport. I’m still not caught up on sleep). While we were gone our area experienced some pretty crazy flash flooding. We are thankful our flight back wasn’t on Saturday, … More Disney World with preschoolers: highlights and tips for a magical time

Mama Musings: How do I care for my soul during a season of busyness?

Spring is my second-favorite season. Fall edges it out by the slimmest of margins. My soul delights in warmer weather and watching the world come back to life. Unfortunately it seems like along with green grass spring also brings with it an extra-full schedule. This past weekend we attended three birthday parties in addition to … More Mama Musings: How do I care for my soul during a season of busyness?

Simplifying: Dipping my toe into the pool of minimalism (oh who am I kidding, I’ve jumped in with both feet)

The first time I heard the word “minimalism” my reaction was immediately negative. I pictured stark white walls, uncomfortable, futuristic looking furniture, and nothing to brighten the space except maybe a weird modern art piece or two. I like my stuff, thank you very much, and had no desire to pitch most of it and … More Simplifying: Dipping my toe into the pool of minimalism (oh who am I kidding, I’ve jumped in with both feet)