at night, just before my littles lay their heads down to slumber, we pile into my bed. a big fluffy white comforter and soft sheets cover us as my littlest tucks herself close to my side and my oldest asks for her back rubbed. the iPad flips on and we listen to worship music. most nights they get drowsy listening. some nights they have questions. and nights like tonight we take turns praying for each other. which for them right now, isn’t wild and deep. except that i noticed one thing about their prayers: capacity. freedom. Read more
it helps, in my household, to have several easy-to-grab snacks and breakfast items already prepared for school mornings. these breakfast cookies are a win, in my house. and i hope they are in yours, too. Read more
isn’t that title uncomfortable?
i want to tell you about uncomfortable.
uncomfortable is being a little girl, a pre-teen, a teenager, a woman, and feeling ugly. feeling fat. feeling unwanted.
now granted, those are likely just feelings. and while they may be totally inaccurate, they mean something to the person feeling them. and because i’m a mom to two beautiful, healthy, little girls, i want to talk to you about the power of your words. Read more
my heart behind Taste and See Wellness is to see women choosing to live well.
so very many of us marry, eat, exercise, choose friendships and jobs out of places in our hearts that are void. so we over eat, or marry poorly, or choose friendships that constantly take, or we under eat, or we stay in a job that barely pays and definitely doesn’t compliment our dreams. and we wonder why we feel void. Read more