Made Like Martha Guest Post + Giveaway

Before becoming a mother, I was an efficient¬†do-er. I was often the first to get my grades in at the end of the semester; I'd plan my days around productivity and quiet time; I felt pretty in control of my schedule. And then kids happened... And I quickly learned that the best-laid plans of productivity … Continue reading Made Like Martha Guest Post + Giveaway

Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

It's easy to dismiss the Bible and Christianity, isn't it? I was about to say "these days" at the end of that sentence but I have a feeling that every generation has grappled with interpretation and misinterpretation of this ancient text. Of course, I want the story of God, in whose image I was created, … Continue reading Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

We Are Free to Love

My friend dropped her daughter off for a day of playing with Bea. Her daycare was on a holiday so I had agreed to host another 2-year-old for the day. After organizing snacks and lunches, my friend was about to leave when I blurted out,¬†We just found out we're miscarrying. Timing is everything, isn't it? … Continue reading We Are Free to Love

Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality

One year, during our week of inservice and team-building before the school year started, we had an expert on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator give us a test and help us learn to work with people of differing temperaments. Great in theory, but in practice it was the most stressful day for me. I felt boxed … Continue reading Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality