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May 05, 2016
5 Small Steps to a Simpler Closet (and Safer Planet)
Earlier this week, I shared a post about my family's Sock Scavenger Hunt. I paid my...
May 03, 2016
Lost and Found: A Parable In Socks
You know what was great about living in the desert all those years? Among other...
February 20, 2013
True story: my husband and i were out having dinner at a nice restaurant. Which...
February 01, 2013
Those Guys are Awesome
Thanks be to God, it isn't all on me to make or break the work...
January 17, 2013
The Rhythms of Grace
Last week, I signed my 4-year-old daughter up for her first dance class. !! I...
May 26, 2012
A Perfect Day
Following a pretty rotten day, the universe will sometimes throw you a nearly perfect one....
May 10, 2012
Parenthood comes with that same sense of urgency. They grow so quickly, we don’t have...
March 28, 2012
The Business of Babies: A shopping list, a Lent reflection, and a bit of a memoir…
I recently cleared my house of ALOT of baby and kid stuff; not just outgrown...
February 22, 2012
Outlived and Outgrown
While perusing a Pottery Barn catalogue the other day, i came across this picture. Now,...
December 21, 2011
To Welcome in the Stranger
Oh, the lovely and wonderful things that they don't play on the radio. In the...
December 15, 2011
Abundance: Week 3, day 2
Me, to the 3-year-old, as I toss some things in a box: "We are going...
October 17, 2011
A Moving Violation
An organized household, office, car, and bank account seem unattainable for people like me. People who not only...
September 22, 2011
Raise your hand and jump up and down like a girl if you are super...
September 10, 2011
A pumpkin latte in my hand. From Not Starbuck's. A cool crisp 62 degrees out....
September 09, 2011
For Such a Time as This
I was sitting on the floor of my crummy first-year-of-being-a-grownup apartment, doing grad school homework...
September 08, 2011
The Sacred Struggle
"The middle ground lies in the struggle. The acceptance that, when violence becomes necessary to...
September 07, 2011
Suck it Up
Ultimately, as a society, we suck on alot of things that make us sick. And...
September 01, 2011
A Cup of the Good Stuff
When's the last time you got out the good china? After I went on and...
August 31, 2011
Bless This Mess (without the stress)
Listen to me, young folks in your 20's, figuring out what you're going to be--I...
August 30, 2011
I never know who "they" are, but "they" say you should start reading to your...
August 29, 2011
It was a rare (RARE) Saturday afternoon moment. Both kids were asleep at the same...
August 27, 2011
Saturday Night’s Alright (just alright)
One thing they don't tell you when you go into the ministry [wait--there are about...
August 26, 2011
You Can’t Handle the Truth
Some people have a loose relationship with the truth. I get that. Now me, I...
August 24, 2011
And Paul Thought Corinth Was Bad…
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August 23, 2011
Birth Order Bingo
We've all heard the rumor that first children are more successful. Well, it's not a...
August 22, 2011
The Greatest Sweepstakes EVER
My aunt has won vehicles in sweepstakes contests. Not once. Not twice. But THREE TIMES. Impossibly...
August 20, 2011
Too Marvelous For Me
On occasion, it becomes necessary to bring one's children to one's office. I may not...
August 18, 2011
Real Housewives and Food Challenges
There are very few things in the world that are black and white to me....
August 16, 2011
How Fancy is That?
What's that I hear? Is that a little bit of empathy, oozing from the pages...
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“The Help:” Prophets Major and Minor
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