First Time Obedience vs Offering Grace

  First time obedience sounds like it would be fantastic, but it’s often not a healthy expectation. If my husband came in and said, “Woman, make me iced tea. NOW!” I would give him an earful about showing me respect … read more


(Mostly) Free and Simple Ways to Show Love All Year Round

If you haven’t heard of The 5 Love Languages, I highly recommend getting the book and reading it. Understanding that different people communicate love in different ways can be a real revelation. It can often feel like your efforts are … read more


Why I Don’t Keep a Clean House (And Neither Should You)

I may scare a few people off my confessing this but I’ll confess anyway: I don’t keep a clean house. It isn’t a goal I’m heading toward. In fact, having a perfectly clean house is not even on my radar. … read more


I Don’t Want to be a Cranky Mommy

Warning: This is a true story. And it’s not a pretty one! I’m trying to fix dinner. Baby Bear is fussing in his baby seat. Then he starts screaming at me because I’ve left him too long. So I grab … read more


Life Plan 2014: January Summary

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate link which means if you purchase something by clicking on the link, I get a small referral commission, at no cost to you. Back in December I let you know about a Goals Blogging link … read more