The Best Series You Have Never Heard of in Fantasy

A few years ago I kept coming across a book that looked interesting in the library.  I finally checked it out and took it home.  By the end of the month, I had read the whole series and not accomplished as much as I needed to around the house.  The series was the Legends of the Guardian-King by Karen Hancock. […]

Imperfect Progress

Some friends and I have been reading a book called Unglued by Lysa Terkeurst.   It is a book on how to deal with your emotions without coming unglued.  One of the first things, Lysa talks about in her book is the idea of imperfect progress.  In life, we often view things as all or nothing.  We either have it […]

Engaging in Your World

This summer has been mostly at home by choice.  June was spent healing and not wanting to navigate in our city on crutches.  July has been settling in to a different house (not the one pictured above) and not wanting to go out in the heat with all the necessary coverings.  I have enjoyed my summer at home. I am […]

5 Reasons Why My Kids Should be Messed Up

I am learning that parenting has a lot of grace involved.  Okay maybe I am accepting it better now that my kids are older.  They are both teenagers so I still have lots of parenting to go but looking back I wish I would have chilled out a lot more during the younger years.  I am a rule follower.  I […]

Quotes-June 2013

Since my foot is still healing and it is my summer break from school, I have had more reading time than usual.  Actually my brain fills really full right now between all the reading and working on language.  Here are a few quotes that stood out for me this month. From Meet Mrs. Smith: My Adventure with Six Kids, One […]