Spoiler Alert: This post is the result of my personal rant against trying to prepare easy and healthy school lunches for my kids. It's not them that makes it such a challenge - for some reason it's me. Finding healthy lunch ideas feels impossible. I like simple and easy school lunch ideas or recipes ... Read More
Explore Your Passions In Life
There's no better time than now to find your most passionate life - including your passions, your purpose, and your happiness. Here you will find inspiration to get intentional with your life, your family, and to start being present more often.
I've intentionally added as many simple pleasures into my life as possible. And I've found that sometimes the simplest of pleasures revolve around people and ideas that I am passionate about.
I enjoy exploring my creativity in many different ways and watching what bubbles to the surface. I try to be patient with myself as I define minimalism for myself. To me, learning to live with only the people and things that bring me joy or fill my cup is the way to being intentional in all areas of my life.
If you want to quickly discover something you are passionate about - ask yourself what is the thing that somebody can say to you at a party that will make your blood boil? One of my passions is social justice.
I work at living with intention every single day. And what I've found is that if you want to live a more deeply connected life, even as an introvert who needs time to recharge from those deeply connected moments, being present and learning to live in the moment is key.
Spoiler Alert: I have no "quick fix" or "magic pill" hacks, tips, or ideas to magically navigate you through raising tweens and showing them that they are loved unconditionally. The truth is that parenting tweens / young teens through this season of their life takes all of the positive parenting ... Read More
I've lost much sleep in these last days scared and worried for these children and their parents, wanting to help immigrant families, and staying desperately attached to my facebook feed and all the news sites to see if there is any way that a "regular" person can help. Expressing outrage isn't ... Read More
Spoiler Alert: I didn't think I was prepared for boys. But, knowing what I know, I wouldn't change it for the world. From one boy mom to another – here are some every-day truths about mothering boys to become men we will be proud of. Mothers of boys are totally and beautifully wrecked with love – ... Read More
Spoiler Alert: I wrote this post after a beautiful moment of holding space for my son. I was learning how to be present with him during the most challenging of times. I actually believe I grew from the experience as much or more as he did. To live in the moment with your loved ones it one of the ... Read More