Category Archives: Parenthood

I am really trying, but… (when intentional living is met with resistance)

I’ve been struggling to feel connected to my life. Perhaps that sounds silly, but I bet that you know what I mean. At times it feels like my entire goal is to make it through the day. Then I turn … Continue reading

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Is Toy Rotation Worth The Effort?

Six months ago I got fed up with all of the toy clutter around the house and decided it was time to take drastic action. I gathered up all the toys, sorted them into bins, and started our family’s experiment … Continue reading

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I’m Scared to Have 2 Kids: an update 2 years later

On April 23, 2012 I took a deep breath and published a blog post that I was nervous to share. I confessed that my swollen belly made me anxious. I wasn’t ready to have two kids. In fact, I was … Continue reading

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Tips & Inspiration for Creating a Summer Fun List

It is already the middle of June, but it isn’t too late to write a Summer Fun List. I’ve made a summer fun list for 3 years and I find that it helps me to stay intentional throughout the summer. … Continue reading

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Babies Don’t Keep: A Benediction to Weaning Moms

When talking about weaning from breastfeeding there is a fine balance between being supportive and encouraging someone to wean their child too soon.  Yet, no one nurses forever.  There always has to be an end and sometimes that can be … Continue reading

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