Pixar’s Inside Out Family Movie Moms Review


If you haven’t been here for one of my movie reviews you should know that I’m not going to talk about cinematography or acting. I want to help parents discover how they can use movies to bring up eternal conversations with their kids. I also want to help parents know if they should avoid a […]

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Summer Read & Do List

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OK. So, I wanted to make a This-Is-What-We’re-Doing-This-Summer List for you. Then, I kinda wanted to do a Summer Reading List, too. But, neither list was as wonderfully list-y as I wanted it to be. Instead, I’m combining them into a Summer Read and Do List. Alternately titled, “I Felt Like Writing a List and […]

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Clean Hands

source: chiots run

You know those pretty soaps you can get at farmer’s markets and cute little boutiques? The ones with glitter and swirled colors? They look like they’ve been cut from a giant loaf of soap? These are my new favorite splurge. They add a little fancy to a mundane task, a little happy to a mindless […]

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The Warrior Poet

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My son graduated from Kindergarten last week. Graduated. From Kindergarten. Well, he didn’t quite make the graduation because he had a fever but still. That first year of school. The first lunchbox. The first backpack. It’s all over. When we filled out his application for our hybrid-homeschool, they wanted to know about Asa’s strengths. I […]

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2015 Reading Progress

bible 90 days kindle

Last year I read 64 books. The year before that, 66. This doesn’t include the multitude of books I’ve read to the kids. But this year? This year, I’m at a mere 10 books. At this rate, I’ll be lucky to read 30. Why? Well, because of one other book I’ve been reading. A book […]

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The *Little* Commission

source: d sharon pruitt

Easter Sunday has come and gone but with Spring breezes and beautiful flowers all around, I cannot stop thinking about the huge excitement of the Resurrection. It’s everywhere–in the new grass, the new blooms, the new life of Spring! After Jesus came back to life, He appeared to His disciples only a few times. It […]

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Well-worn Prayers

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I’m not a super-spiritual prayer warrior who crafts elaborate and dynamic prayers. I haven’t discovered a secret formula of getting my prayers answered. In fact, some days I say to God, “I do not know how to pray about this.” I don’t want to demand something from God but at the same time, I don’t want to tiptoe around a […]

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