Baby, Spirit fruit

A spoon, Sadie Robertson, and spiritual growth

Tonight I realized that my one-year-old has a new trick: eating with a spoon. He’s been practicing this for a while, but tonight I realized just how much he has mastered the act. I loaded up the spoon with yogurt, set it on his high chair tray, and seconds later he had the scoop of… Read More A spoon, Sadie Robertson, and spiritual growth

Baby, Physical fruit, Spirit fruit

Self-care chronicles: Guarding my mat like my baby’s nap

I will do anything to help our little Penguin get his rest. All of our activities and errands get planned around nap time. The bark collars we bought specifically for this purpose go on the dogs, the TV is turned low, the thermostat is set, the camera is on, the sound machine is playing, and… Read More Self-care chronicles: Guarding my mat like my baby’s nap

Baby, Spirit fruit

Life in the middle – A new definition of achievement

Confession: I am an achievement junkie. What I would like to say is that I am a recovering achievement junkie. I get a high from accomplishing tasks, crossing things off my to-do list, getting all my errands done, and completing projects. A tidied house with an empty sink and all the laundry washed, folded, and… Read More Life in the middle – A new definition of achievement