Weekly Meal Plan for 1/25 {Gluten Free, Wk 12}

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Can you believe this is the last week of January? Where has the month gone to? Next week Daniel and I starting a Whole 30. I was planning to do the Virgin Diet, but we just can’t give up our eggs around here and, honestly, I don’t think eggs are problematic for either of us. […]

Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World {Book Review}

Growing Up Social- Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven world {Book Review}

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Thank you for supporting my blog! Recently I had the opportunity to review Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World by Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane. Usually, I turn down a book review, but when I saw the title, I was […]

When You Can’t Control Your Tongue

Growing in His Glory: When You Can't Control the Tongue

“The tongue has the power of life & death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 My tongue gets me in trouble. A lot. For those of you who know me, you might be surprised that someone so quiet and reserved could have a tongue problem, but my family would tell […]

Encourage Independent Learning with This One Tool

Growing in His Glory: Encourage Independent Learning with This One Tool

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Thanks for supporting this blog! One of my goals for our children is that they become independent learners, meaning that gradually they move from complete dependence on me as their primary teacher to eventually taking complete charge of their own educations. Ultimately, my […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 1/18/15 {Gluten Free, Wk 11} + More

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We have a busy week ahead with American Heritage Girls, gymnastics (Kate just started last week), and Bible study, so I’m fixing several crock pot meals this week. I’ve found that if I can get dinner in the crock pot before school time I’m set for the day, and I really like how liberating it […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 1/11/15 {Gluten-Free, Wk 10} + More

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I’m a little late with the meal plan, but here it is! I still can’t believe this is my 10th week gluten-free. {If you’re interested in why I decided to go gluten-free, read this post.} While I probably need to write another post to explain it, I’m about to start a new “diet,” not to lose […]

Read Better, Not More Books in 2015 (+ My Book List)

Growing in His Glory: Read Better, Not More in 2015

Reading is one of my favorite pastimes, but it’s something I really have to make time for or it doesn’t happen at all. Unless I’m intentional about taking time to read, then many days may pass by without picking up a book. There are just too many distractions. But, oh, how much we grow when we make reading a regular part of […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 1/4/15 {Gluten-Free, Wk 9} + More

Growing in His Glory: Weekly Meal Plan

This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting my site.  Well, it’s the first full week of January, and while it’s been a pretty restful time, now we’re hitting the January rush. We get back into full swing this week with American Heritage Girls on Monday and CBS (Community Bible Study) on Wednesday. Daniel goes back […]

New Habits to Grow in 2015

Growing in His Glory: New Habits to Grow in 2015

Usually about this time I’m sharing my goals for the year. But this year, I’m taking a different turn. Since December 26th, I’ve been in prayer seeking God’s will for me in 2015, specifically asking: What areas do I need to work on? Where am I falling short? In what areas do I need to […]

Best Books I Read in 2014

Growing in His Glory: Best Books I Read in 2014

One of my goals for 2014 was to read 40 books. Thanks to several read-alouds with the kids, I was able to meet that goal but just barely. This week I hope to share my goals for 2015, which will include my new reading goal, but today, I want to share some of the best books I read […]