At the beginning of the summer, I wrote a blog post about Summer Survival. In that post, I talked about the pull of the romanticized notion of letting kids be bored during the summer – the idyllic 1970s summer that people these days seem so fond of trying to recreate. I also talked about how … [Read more…]
Finding God’s beauty in spite of our messy, everyday life. A lengthly post of pictures and updates from August and September 2013.
As of today, we have lived in our new home for exactly one month, and have been here in our new hometown just a few days beyond that. In so many ways our life in Kentucky…our Army life…seems like a different lifetime ago. It feels like we have been here forever. And other times it … [Read more…]
We arrived in North Carolina six days before our household goods did. It was a long six days. It was nice because we weren’t having to spend money for a hotel – we got to stay with my in-laws. But my mother-in-law was out of town, and her husband was working, so it was a … [Read more…]
I’m totally giving myself grace and taking advantage of my dear husband by taking the time to write this post. Because I feel like this introverted mom needs it. I’m currently sitting at our local Barnes and Noble. Sipping tea. I just finished doing computer “jobs” like updating our budget spreadsheet, transferring funds, and making … [Read more…]