Creating Safe Spaces

I had the honor of sharing these thoughts about transitioning from full-time work to part-time work to truly staying at home over at the MOPS blogĀ a couple weeks ago. When I quit my teaching job right before having our first daughter, my principal told me he fully supported my choice to stay home. But he … Continue reading Creating Safe Spaces

One Word: Capacity

Last weekend, some plans changed and Frank and I found ourselves already dressed and packed for snowshoeing with a babysitter booked for the day. After the smallest of seconds of wondering if we should cancel, we decided to continue on. Instead of the planned hike, we decided to revisit the trail where we first met, … Continue reading One Word: Capacity

Letting Dreams Simmer

We have friends who recently sold their house and many of their possessions to pursue a dream. They have a few short term plans, but are long-term open to wherever life leads. They are dreaming big and are taking big steps to follow that dream. My sister-in-law is pursuing a career as a motivational speaker. … Continue reading Letting Dreams Simmer