Having a Mary mindset in a Martha World

Having a Mary mindset in a Martha World

My daughter left yesterday.  You’d think I’d get used to it. I don’t. When my daughter visits from across the ocean, we stop the busy-to-do-lifestyle life. We go to indie coffee shops and on long walks in the neighborhood and make sure we meet with friends. We bake...

Day 25: Make Family a Priority

It’s important to make immediate and extended family a priority. To make the time to allow cousins to get to know one another. There is something about roots and family history and having blood relatives in our lives that enriches us. who will be with us through it...

And the summer adventure begins – 2014

So, I tell my kids that are still at home, ages 11 and 16 and 16, that we are going on our first Summer Adventure with kids, and they moan a bit and my 11-year-old says, “You just want to take pictures, and write about it on your blog.” Oh, I wish I could say I...

Free Swim Lessons with the Cousins – Summer 2013 Adventure with Kids – No. 1

My twins, who are now 15, asked at the start of the summer, whether we were doing swim lessons with the cousins. Mind you, my twins can swim. But, their younger brother is still mastering his water skills so we take advantage of the Free Swim Week that the Portland...

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