A Ritual of Minuscule Devotion for Cara Meredith


I  I’m excited, guys! A cool blogger, Cara Meredith, invited me to be part of her series on  #rituals. Cara’s the kind of person whose infectious enthusiasm and welcome makes slightly socially awkward people like me relax. I’m so honored to be part of this dear woman’s blog on rituals.  Every night, after my kids are tucked in […]

The Problem with Big Ideas for Simple Homeschool


I was the kind of new mother that read discipline books when my child was too little to hold up her head. Let’s call that well-prepared instead of terrified, shall we? My first foray into discipline books was Positive Discipline. Among other things, the author, Jane Nelsen, recommends family meetings to help resolve problems. What’s […]

The Gospel According to Nine Inch Nails


I was alone in my parents’ house when Nine Inch Nails helped change my life. It was a few months after college graduation. I was listening to music while I packed everything—after just unpacking. Not long before, my mom had told me I had two weeks to get out. It was just me, a bass […]

Summer break

Hey, all! I’m taking a month or so off from blogging to refresh my spirit. Subscribers will continue to get my monthly newsletter, and I’ll probably post a few guest posts here and there. But I am going to create a little open space for thinking and dreaming on big projects. Happy summer, everyone. Happy […]