Kindness Begins at Home

As we approach the holidays, this is often a time of year when we reflect on the things we’re thankful for and think of ways to give to causes we care about. Today I’m remembering that kindness and thoughtfulness begin at home.  As part of the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) campaign with this […]

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This Week | Homeschool Newbies

This week we kicked off our first year of homeschool. There have been some ups and downs, but overall I’m really enjoying it (I’m sure I’ll share deeper thoughts on it all soon–just still processing the experience so far!). We got our new sink in and it’s so lovely to be doing dishes in the […]

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Not Back to School

Yesterday would have been the kid’s first day back to school if we weren’t homeschooling this year. Instead of rushing off to beat traffic and the bell first thing in the morning, we met up with a local group at Landa Park in New Braunfels. It was the perfect way to declare ourselves as homeschoolers.  […]

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This Week | Big Things

Two pretty big things happened this week. First off, Skyler turned 10. I can’t believe it! I wish I could some share some super-insightful thoughts about the last ten years, but I’m lost for words. I shared more about my story of becoming a teenage mother here, and it’s mindblowing to think that he’s already […]

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A Family-Friendly Trip to Tulsa

We’re back from our nine-day roadtrip to Tulsa, and like last year, I thought I’d share some snapshots of our visit. Overall it was a great trip. We made the drive up in a day and split it up with a trip to the Great Wolf Lodge on the way back with my in-laws. I […]

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