Simplifying My Life (Before Baby)

simplifying my life

Keeping things simple is an ongoing quest for me. But especially avant bebe, I begin to ask myself how I can make my routine a little easier. It started with creating a new laundry system. And things like getting my weekly and daily homeschool routines down on paper. There are a couple more … [Continue reading]

My New Laundry System

Pile of dirty washing in bathroom

I have a confession to make. I actually enjoy doing laundry. I know that puts me in the minority among women, but it's true. (Now cleaning the shower? No thanks. There are books to be read. And how dirty could it get anyway? It's constantly being bathed.) But there's just something about … [Continue reading]

I Read Some Books, Y’all (Twitterature)

I totally forgot to keep track of the books I read last month, so there was no Twitterature post for July. Here's what I've been reading … [Continue reading]

Talking About Miscarriage

I found a post yesterday that I felt needed sharing, via DesignMom's blog. It's here: The Things You Wish Someone Had Told You About … [Continue reading]

Two Years Ago


Two years ago, this happened. Now, she enjoys painting au plein air. And insists on swinging in the big swing, all the while managing … [Continue reading]

All Packed Up, No Place To Go: Lessons Learned


As I mentioned in an earlier post, we're all packed up with no place to go (yet). At first, I felt really frustrated at this situation, but once I … [Continue reading]

17 Weeks

17 weeks

17 weeks, 2 days. I'm feeling a bit better. Instead of being unrelenting, the nausea is now mostly striking me at specific times of day, … [Continue reading]

Why Aren’t Those Kids In School?

"Make it your aim to live quietly and to mind your own business." - 1 Thess. 4: 11 Some questions and comments I get about my children while … [Continue reading]

Creating Daily and Weekly Routines for Homeschooling

Back-to-home-school starts for us August 25th. That means that for the next two weeks, I'm doing the final things to get ready, such as creating our … [Continue reading]

Hurry Up and Wait


  “Expectation postponed is making the heart sick.” - Proverbs 13:12 Solomon, you can say that again. At the moment, there are several situations … [Continue reading]