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Pumpkins are Everywhere!

Pumpkins are EVERYWHERE! I love them ALL! Looking at these reminded me that at some point, there was a seed planted. The ground was good. The environment was healthy for growth. The vines were fortified. Showers came and they were not washed away. Sunshine blazed down on them and their response was to become more […]

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Single Parents (not the TV show)

When I joined the ranks of Single Parents, I was certain of a handful of things. Only a handful. One: My single parent home could not look like the other single parents’ homes I had seen. The children placed in my charge were going to become the Children of God they were destined to be. […]

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Crushed Cheerios Moment

Crushed Cheerios coated their tiny milk-drenched feet as we cleaned up the result of the explosion of toddler frustration that followed my final, “No, ma’am!” Of all mornings to have a melt-down, my first day at my new job as a solo-mom. Did I mention my hair was in hot rollers and also coated with a gooey […]

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Popcorn for Days

I LOVE Mondays. I generally will hit the ground running, setting a productive tone for my week. Tuesdays are kind of “meh..” for me. Usually, I am waiting for a thumbs up from others regarding action steps I am waiting to take. Wednesdays make me do a double take! If my week is like a […]

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Saving Money is My Jam

I am always looking for a great deal.  You, too?  Cool!  I found one for both of us: My new favorite place to get stickers for clients is StickerMule.com!  Using the banner in this post, you can get $10 off an oder! I’m not an affiliate.  I’m just a super happy client of theirs who […]

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Instagram Has A New Algorithm

Instagram has a new algorithm! Remember the days of reverse chronological order in your social media feeds? Those days are long gone. But, Instagram claims they have created an algorithm that is even better than that old reverse Chrono feed. According to later.com and their research, you will see things in your feed based on […]

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The Compass

This post contains an affiliate post I am excited to share! And, it is possible I will be compensated if a qualifying purchase is made. I’ve been writing this morning – I am tapping our line after line of the Behold Her Life book. And, the thing I’ve been pondering in the past couple of […]

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So, they don’t test well.

When my kids were in school, I often heard parents sharing that their kids didn’t “test well.” I realized what that could mean for a student when mine got a little older and weren’t testing well! We tried tutoring, peer tutoring, study groups, and lots of tears.  I wish we had found a tool like […]

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