Kid Lit: The importance of reading aloud, and some chapter book series to get you started

I’ve been a reader my entire life (or at least as long as I can remember), and being able to share that love of books with my daughters is absolutely delightful. I recently listened to an episode of the God Centered Mom Podcast where the guest was Sarah Mackenzie of the Read Aloud Revival. Sarah … More Kid Lit: The importance of reading aloud, and some chapter book series to get you started

Mama Musings: Letting go, growing up, and Moana (we’re obsessed over here)

I sent my baby off to school today. Ok, not exactly. It’s a mother’s day out program, once a week, for five hours. But still, it feels like a bit of a turning point. Growing up is such a gradual process, sometimes I hardly even notice it’s happening. Then we pass a signpost like “First … More Mama Musings: Letting go, growing up, and Moana (we’re obsessed over here)

2017 Goals: new habits to make, old habits to break

I don’t like the term “resolution.” It’s too broad, too vague, and too intimidating. I mean, does anyone really keep up with a resolution past February? I do, however, like goals, especially if they are specific and trackable. After I spent some time reflecting on what worked for me in 2016 and what didn’t, I … More 2017 Goals: new habits to make, old habits to break