3 Tips for Daily Journaling

Last Tuesday was a special day for me - it marked 100 straight days of daily journaling! I've been a journaler since I was a little girl, but I've always struggled with consistency. It was easier to journal daily once I switched to writing in the morning, but I still found it difficult to haul... Continue Reading →

June 2020 Highlights

The end of June slipped by and we're already several days into July! I considered skipping my June highlights post, but knew that I'd regret it down the road. I write these posts because I love seeing all of my small efforts throughout the month add up to something much bigger. Each day, I try... Continue Reading →

May 2020 Highlights

It feels totally ridiculous to publish this post today. I've been working on it throughout the month and I think it's really important to have these reflection posts - something to allow me to look back at all I've achieved by taking small steps every day. As a relatively new stay at home mom of... Continue Reading →

April 2020 Highlights

This might have been the strangest April in a long time (ever?). I typically enjoy the month, but was very happy to see it end this year. Despite its strangeness, there are definitely highlights to share! I didn't write one of these in March and regret it - I love being able to look back... Continue Reading →

ALL the Notebooks

Have you ever heard of a morning basket? It's a concept that's big in the homeschooling community - it's a basket of books and activities that help the family ease into a day of learning and fun. Well, I have my own version of a mommy morning basket. It sits in a dark corner of... Continue Reading →

Joan Didion’s On Keeping a Notebook

"What is a recipe for sauerkraut doing in my notebook? What kind of magpie keeps this notebook?"On Keeping a Notebook, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, page 138, Joan Didion Thanks to Nina Lacour's podcast On Keeping a Notebook, I've been reconsidering my previous animosity for Joan Didion. I read The Year of Magical Thinking a few years... Continue Reading →

Pausing to Help Reach My Goals

2019 is the year of the PAUSE! This year, I'm making an effort to wait a couple of heartbeats before making a decision or replying when something rubs me the wrong way. Of course, there are moments when I totally blow my lid or lie without meaning to, but I think I'm becoming a bit... Continue Reading →

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