Mom, Dreamer, Doer

Are your DREAMS & your KIDS aligned?!

It's been said that our living small serves no one. Have you ever stopped and wondered how it affects our kids? How do our kids see us living every day? Are we living out loud, becoming our best self in technicolor? Or is our voice getting lost in the shuffle of daily life? We know our kids are watching...but are we LIVING like they're watching? What if we started to…
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Happy Anniversary!

Hiiii!  As I start working to come out of hibernation mode after a glorious and much-needed break, I thought I would take two seconds and celebrate my wedding anniversary by introducing you to my husband.   :) How did a strong-willed, small-town girl from Texas end up married to a “foreigner” with a long bushy beard and bad English?! Since many of you first crossed my path in a previous…
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No Technology?!!

What happens when three boys have a sleepover with no technology allowed?? Their imaginations are forced to come out and play!! ???????????? Last weekend, I decided to test a certain theory about modern-day kids. I am VERY happy to report that that sans video games and iPads, old school sleepover staples are still as epic as ever. S'mores, Homemade Pizza, Sleepover Snacks, Late Night Giggles, and the power of a few…
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Life Lessons & Tea Talks

This week we started a new custom in our house...something I’ve been thinking about for a long time but couldn’t quite figure out exactly what I wanted to do. I spend a lot of time thinking about the type of human I want to raise. Actually, I heard recently that “raise” isn’t the right word. We raise cattle, not humans. Perhaps ‘help nurture’ is a better fit? Sounds a bit…
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