i was at an event, recently, while i overheard a father say about his 13 month old, “eat it now, you won’t want people seeing you like that when you’re 16.” he said that, to her, about her, in front of friends and family, while this big brown-eyed toddler shoveled in a delicious piece of […]
It seems like, these days, I rarely have the radio on in my car. I mostly tune in to some sort of streaming music through my phone, just to avoid commercials. But the other day, for some reason, I had the radio on as I drove to one of our local beaches. The commercials didn’t […]
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.
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 […]
as the mom of two little girls, i have a lot of heart-to-hearts about emotions. because little girls have LOTS of emotions. this week, my firstborn, re-entered kindergarten after a 3 week Fall break. she was fairly nervous about going to school again. i’ve been a stay-at-home mom for the better part of 6 years. […]
today i listened as one of my friends spoke a beautiful word about walking in faith, even if scared. at my church there is a gathering of women, on tuesdays, that we call Sisterhood. it’s women coming together and being pushed and encouraged and refined to step out and be all that the Lord says […]
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 […]