I have fallen in love with my garden. Something about our small patch of outside space has wormed its way into my mother’s heart. Maybe it is because I have watched my husband totally transform this garden over the three short years that we’ve lived in our little home. Slowly but surely he has reworked […]
This week I’m excited to feature a guest post from Lucy Rycroft – fellow mum of four, blogger at The Hope-Filled Family and author of Redeeming Advent and most recently a children’s book called Deborah and Jael. Lucy shares her thoughts on the importance of introducing our children to strong female role models, and why we have […]
At the time of writing this, we’ve only five weeks to go before we wrap up the school year and shift gears into a more relaxed summer schedule. In a fit of nostalgia (where has the year gone?!) I thought it might be fun to share what is in our Morning Basket (i.e. the bunch of books I read aloud to the girls from every morning) this term. I always find it hugely helpful to peek into other home schooling mama’s plans as it sparks ideas of my own.
I spent the day offline yesterday. My phone was left languishing in the charging cupboard upstairs, while I purposed to be fully present and live twenty four hours of life uninterrupted by beeps and distractions. This digital day off was prompted by Cal Newport’s “Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World“. If […]
I’ve been quiet on social media lately. Quiet because I’ve been confronted with my lack of awareness about white privilege and racism. And it has made me uncomfortable. Quiet because I’ve been listening and reflecting more than writing and talking. Quiet mostly because I’ve found the noise online overwhelming, and I’ve needed to step back from it. George […]