Snow Day: Sprinkles of Grace.

Snow days! As a kid, I loved them. A snow day meant curling up with a cup of hot cocoa, cozy blanket and captivating book. Today I’m thankful for snow days because it means my family is safe at home instead of stuck on the roads. Yet, snow days feel quite different as an adult….

The simple life.

I must be taking this play thing a little too literally. Sorry, friends, I’ve been absent. Life so often feels like a race. Mornings come too quickly. Before we have a moment to play, we’re out the door, shipping off to daycare and desks. Between planned to-do’s, spontaneous must-do-now’s and pop-out-of-nowhere deadlines, tasks munch away…

Overwhelmed.

This morning, I was washing dishes while mentally running through my weekend to-do list. It’s a curse, really, this to-do list mentality. As I jotted down the tasks–heaping piles of laundry, grimy floors, coffee-stained car cup holders, finding time to rest to get over a lingering cough–I started to wonder: why must I always feel…

Limited time.

I’m baaaack. To work, that is. Being Annistyn’s mommy is my absolute favorite job in the world. (Umm… how could it not be?!) But now that maternity leave is over, I must return to real life. As if adjusting to working motherhood isn’t enough, I decided to shake things up even more and start a…