Finding Beauty in Messy Family Life

In our busy family lives, how often do we take a moment to honor the beauty around us. Last night, snuggled in bed, I flipped through my copy of Simple Abundance and was drawn to the essay from January 18 titled Beauty: Opening Our Eyes to the Beauty That Surrounds Us. Sarah Ban Breathnach writes:…

Parent Forum Every First Thursday

Yesterday was the first Thursday of the month and I was so relieved. Why you ask? Can you say Panera sandwiches and childcare. We gather, we have sandwiches and we talk. Sometimes a little discussion and fellowship is all you need to feel renewed and maybe even a little validated. I am very thankful for the support…

A Little “Happy Tool” from the Parent Forum

Today at the Parent Forum I learned one, small tip that I immediately implemented this evening.  What I experienced was something rather profound. This one tip ended up giving us an interactive dinner conversation, some laughs, and a tool we’ll implement probably every day. During our discussion at the parent forum, a mom brought up…