Tag Archives: Life

Opportunities for Grace

Opportunities for Grace

The silence should have tipped me off to the fact that something was amiss. Every parent knows that a mysteriously quiet child is sleeping, sick, or up to no good. But to be honest, I was too exhausted to notice or care. Charleston and I were less than thirty minutes into our morning, and already… Continue Reading

Lately // March 2018

Lately // March 2018

They say that March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb. I’ll never forget the fist time I heard that expression: I was in my first semester of student student teaching, and my master teacher asked me to die cut some lions and lambs for our March bulletin board. I was… Continue Reading

Lately // February 2018

Lately // February 2018

It happens every year: Christmas ends, the new year begins, and I breathe a sigh of relief that the busyness of the holidays is over and we can settle into a calmer routine. And then I remember that our “normal” routine isn’t all that calm. These last couple of months have been packed full—thankfully, with… Continue Reading

What’s Saving My Life Right Now

What’s Saving My Life Right Now

Today, Groundhog Day, marks winter’s midway point. It’s a hard season for many (myself included), which makes it the perfect time to take stock of what’s been keeping us afloat—those bright spots that stand out amidst February’s gloom and grey…. Three years ago on this day, Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs. Darcy began an annual… Continue Reading

Lately // January 2018

Lately // January 2018

One month down, eleven to go! If the rest of 2018 pans out to be anything like this first month, it’s going to be a very great and also very full year. I dove right into this new year and hit the ground running. Well, that isn’t entirely true: our New Year’s Eve was pretty… Continue Reading

Two Thousand Seventeen: The Highlights

Two Thousand Seventeen: The Highlights

I’ve enjoyed spending time this past week reminiscing about the year. I’ve reflected on—and blogged about—favorite books and what I’ve learned, and today I’m sharing my final 2017 reflections with highlights and favorites from the year. Compared to the last few years, 2017 was surprisingly quiet for our family in that it was the first… Continue Reading

What I Learned in 2017

What I Learned in 2017

It’s true what they say, life really does speed up with each passing year. I could have sworn that I just pressed Publish on What I Learned in 2016, and here I am sitting down to reflect on yet another year. It’s funny to think about what has changed in the last twelve months, and what… Continue Reading