Battling Back to School Madness: Meal Planning

One of the hardest adjustments for me to make once my kids go back to school is planning meals. Summertime allows for a later dinnertime and accepting invitations to barbeques. I can throw things together on my own schedule without meal planning. Once school starts, a more efficient system is needed to make sure activities,…

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The Best Kind of Distraction

The Best Kind of Distraction

As a recovering task-oriented person, I struggle. Sometimes my motivation to get things done is so laser-focused that I am abrupt with people if they interrupt me. Distraction is the enemy, isn’t it? When I get in “the zone”, get out of my way. Surely, it’s not my best quirk. Some time ago, a friend…

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Little Things

Pursuing Faithfulness in the Little Things

My husband is a man of few words but much wisdom. We rarely disagree or argue, but when we do, it is usually over something trivial. He tells me, “You do all the big things right.” It’s the little things I’m not great about, but I’m working on that. For example, I have habits like…

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