Twinkle Lights and Self-Care

Twinkle Lights and Self-Care

It’s that time of year for many of us: gift buying, over scheduled calendars, and twinkling lights wherever you look. I love this time of year, however I have to be careful to take care of myself so that I truly enjoy it. Below are a few tips I have gathered...
31 Reasons to Have Hope this Halloween Season!

31 Reasons to Have Hope this Halloween Season!

(This list is inspired by the Momentous Institute Conference entitled Changing the Odds on September 28 and 29, 2017) Two things to note about this list: The list is in no particular order and The speaker that inspired the learning is named in parentheses at the end....
Social Justice Book Series: Finding Hope on Market Street

Social Justice Book Series: Finding Hope on Market Street

Although I try and limit the amount of news I watch, enough to know what is going on, but not enough that I go directly to a deep dark place, lately the tragedy of news stories has cut into my heart. The catastrophic hurricanes and now the most recent horrific mass...
Social Justice Booklist Series: Walk a Mile in Those Shoes

Social Justice Booklist Series: Walk a Mile in Those Shoes

The other day, I sat with my mom, enjoying a cup of tea. We chatted about the new birds she had seen in her courtyard, a new book we had both just finished reading, and whether or not we should order a chocolate chip cookie to split. As we talked more, I noticed her...
Let’s Make Some Crystals!

Let’s Make Some Crystals!

As the summer comes to an end, I am desperately searching for ideas to entertainment my kids! Recently, we decided to put on our scientist hats and make crystals! I did this with my 8 year old son and he really enjoyed that it took 3 weeks to see the final results....