Category Archives: Spotlight

Sanity-Saving Phone Apps

Sanity-Saving Phone Apps

Oh, smart phones . . . where do we begin? You have us wrapped around your nonexistent digital fingers, destroying our posture, our social skills, our sleeping habits, and possibly our brain power as our eyeballs stay glued to your beguiling screens for unmentionable portions of our days. And yet, we couldn’t live without the… Continue Reading

Links I Love {January 2017 Edition}

Links I Love {January 2017 Edition}

The end of December/beginning of January just might be my favorite time of year on the internet. I love all of the Best Of lists that show up at the end of the year, as well as the positive, improvement-minded material that dominates the month of January. This month’s link roundup includes quite a few… Continue Reading

Links I Love {December Edition}

Links I Love {December Edition}

December is a busy month, and it can be tempting to put off all reading and other distractions until the chaos of the season has died down. However, I sometimes find that when I am the most busy is also when I most need to be setting aside time to rest and rejuvenate, and for… Continue Reading

In the Spotlight: Podcasts for Parents

In the Spotlight: Podcasts for Parents

Wherever you are on the parenting journey—from expectant parent to empty nester—I’m sure you will agree that while much of parenting comes naturally, there is a lot that doesn’t: birthing, caring for, and raising a child is one of life’s greatest joys and also one of its biggest challenges. Though I’m less than two years… Continue Reading

In the Spotlight: Family-Friendly Apps I’m Loving Right Now

In the Spotlight: Family-Friendly Apps I’m Loving Right Now

I thought I knew what I was getting myself into when I married a computer programmer: I foresaw a lifetime of consistent paychecks (it’s a pretty stable field), reliable tech support, and the occasional dinner conversation that would go completely over my head. Seven years into marriage, my predictions have proven accurate on all fronts.… Continue Reading