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Present Over Perfect | Book Review

Posted in FAITH, READS
on November 9, 2016

I had the opportunity to attend a conference this past weekend where Shauna Niequist was speaking.  She has a way of making you feel like it’s just you and her, sitting across from one another, sipping on a hot cup of tea and sharing good conversation.  She spoke right into my heart.  Shauna shared stories of her faith and how she has grown over the last couple of years, deciding to live in the present, and choosing to live a life of purpose and fulfillment.

At any given time, I’m in the middle of three (okay, really five) different books.  Shauna’s newest release, Present Over Perfect, is one that I’ve opened on several occasions.  I’d meditate on one or two chapters at a time, really allowing the words to soak in and to start applying some of the principles into my daily life.  I assure you, it is covered from beginning to end with highlighter, underlines, stars, and page ears. Continue reading

Adjusting to Life as a Family of FOUR

Posted in FAITH, PARENTING WITH A PURPOSE
on October 18, 2016

Sweet Mamas,

Life looks a little different these days, and I can honestly say that my heart is SO FULL.  All of the fears and worries about becoming a mama of multiples have been put to rest.  I thought I’d dig a little deeper into those feelings and share how life has changed now that I’m a mama of two.  I hope that you find this post encouraging in whatever season of life you may be in.  I’d love to hear your stories too, so please share below!  If there’s anything I’ve learned over the last two years, it’s that it DOES take a village!  I am convinced that the need for community and oxygen go hand in hand.  We’re in this together, sweet mamas!

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