Happy Easter!

I announced to you all last post that we are expecting our second child! I am so very excited, but I will be bluntly honest and just say its much different the second time around! I took all the steps to prepare for this pregnancy, and was fit and healthy with good habits in place, […]

…but God.

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him. – Hebrews 11:6 That’s a nice verse to know, and it sounds pretty simple, right? And as a plus, equations where “pleasing God” is the final […]

Rainbows

She’s squealing with delight, running to get me to tell me about the rainbows on the floor – darting into her room next door and then back out into the living room to find them all. She’s mesmerized by the tiny squares of rainbow scattered across the carpet as the morning sun catches the prisms […]

The One Where I Run

For this week’s post, I want to start with some visualization exercises – to start, please envision a hippopotamus. If you need help, here’s what one looks like: Now please close your eyes and imagine that hippo running through quicksand, clad in spandex. BINGO! That is exactly what I feel like when I run! And […]

Make Believe

We’ve been trying to fight the battle of being occupied vs. occupying yourself here in this house lately. I’m trying to get the kids to the point where they can play better independently and it’s been a struggle since every time I leave them on their own for 5 seconds, there is fighting. I’ve been […]