I can remember very clearly different stages in my childhood and into early adulthood suddenly having this thought come over me “I am meant to do something great. I know that God has given me a special purpose in life.” Pretty powerful words to think and feel when you’re a kid or young teenager rolling… Continue reading No more hiding
I’ve learned that with kids, when they are about to have a major meltdown (particularly my 3 year old) the best option is to divert. Divert attention elsewhere. Sometimes this works like a charm. Other times, she’s hell bent on being upset or can’t make sense of all the big emotions she’s feeling that diversion… Continue reading Mom’s are not like jelly, made to spread thin
We had the most wonderful time this past Saturday exploring Barton Flats Campground in the San Bernardino Mountains. If you are nearby this is definitely a must place to visit, even if just for a day trip. I love that we live in a city where we can wake up in the morning to go… Continue reading Day Trip to Barton Flats Campground
http://www.instagram.com/p/BoC5qUZnqmH/ A couple weeks ago I had a really overwhelming morning. Normally I just somehow push past it without letting anyone but myself know that inside I feel like the dam is about to crack and everything is about to come pouring out. But on this particular morning I sent a text on a group… Continue reading Calm
Bonjourno! Last I posted we had seen beautiful Dubrovnik and then we headed to Athens. In Athens we stayed a couple of nights and got to explore the Acropolis and also walk a little bit of the city on our own. We also went to Meteora to visit a monastery and a nunnery there. This… Continue reading A taste of Athens
One of the biggest feelings that gets me every single time I travel somewhere is the crazy thought that we could be doing something so ordinary like enjoying a meal, while surrounded by such extraordinary history. But I’m getting way ahead of myself as this photo is actually the end of an amazing day of… Continue reading Dubrovnik – Magical in its own right.
Monday morning we wake up with no luggage and so make the most of what hotel utilities we can get our hands on. Thankfully I had thrown in that extra pair of clothes for the girls and I also found I had stuffed two tank tops in there for me as well. My husband ended… Continue reading Continuous beauty