In just a month and a half, our sweet little Chloe will graduate from preschool. She’s a rambunctious mess with a tender heart and an imagination bigger than the oceans. I’m not ready. She’s no longer my baby girl, and I never thought it would happen this quickly. We got the note from her teacher a week… Continue reading Are you crying?
My husband and I went on a date this weekend for the first time in a couple months. We have been watching our spending very closely, but we saved extra cash and gift cards so we could go out stress-free. It felt weird to be even a little reckless about how we spent money. We’ve worked so… Continue reading Intentionally Unintentional
About a month ago I visited some of my former co-workers to catch up. There was quite a bit of teasing as they learned about my new interests, sewing my own clothes, meal planning and yoga. I even got a new nickname, “Homemaker Hazel.” When I think of who I’m becoming, I continue to be… Continue reading 3 Life Lessons I’ve Found in Yoga
As a social worker doing home visits, I heard it all the time… “overlook the house, it’s been crazy” or “I’m sorry I really haven’t had a chance to clean up yet, we’ve been so busy.” Many variations but always the same thing, please don’t judge me for my messy house. I hadn’t thought about… Continue reading Sorry About the Mess…
You ever have one of those days? You know the ones where you wake up late, rush around to get everyone where they need to be, only to realize you forgot something. Then you finally get where you need to go, only to realize you’re not needed there anymore. Nevermind that you broke the speed… Continue reading When your Peace of Mind is in Pieces…
I wrote my first blog post about a month ago and it was humbling to see so many friends checking it out and sharing that post. For the last month, I’ve started with several ideas for another post, only to delete the whole thing because I knew it wasn’t the story God wanted me to tell.… Continue reading The Next Right Step
I used to dislike Proverbs 31. I read a commentary once that joked that King Lemuel’s mother gave him Proverbs 31 to keep him at home with her because no woman could be that perfect. At the time, I strongly agreed and believed that King Lemuel probably died a very lonely old man, still looking for the perfect Proverbs… Continue reading Pinterest, Priorities, and Proverbs 31