It's been 84 days since I had a haircut, ate in a restaurant, grocery shopped without concern of wearing a mask or obsessively sanitizing my hands, or (and here's the doozy) my children have been in school. I'm over screens - and thankfully school is done now. But let's be honest, I'm just over it... Continue Reading →
It's Day Whatever over here at the Nerd Factory. Somewhere in my planner world, it's supposed to be what's usually known as "spring break" but that is not the case this year. Recently, I've read of friends who are so excited for the change of pace, they are seriously considering unenrolling their children from their... Continue Reading →
You might not believe me but if you want to test your ability to teach the Bible, I highly recommend teaching Kindergarteners. You will either "have" them or lose them. They have no filter and will say what they think. But the best part? When they get it, they've really GOT it! They will interact... Continue Reading →
From taps... "all is well, safely rest, God is nigh" to the flag slowly folded and presented... "on behalf of the President of the United States and a grateful nation" to my veteran father-in-law... I was barely controlling my emotion.
Does keeping track of goals feel like a prison cell? Read on to find out how planners are like underwear. 🙂
Mother's Day weekend 2017 we physically moved in, but January 2019 this house finally feels like our home. The books have their esteemed place on the wall once again.
She sits in a rolling recliner with her eyes half closed. Four years ago, she used to sit in a chair outside the children's ministry bathrooms making sure those little boys washed their hands. I walk up to her and smile. She smiles tentatively, obvious that she doesn't remember me at first sight. I say... Continue Reading →
Welcome back for the final post of our Mean Girls series! Here's the first installment if you'd like to catch up. This post will focus on some practical ways to navigate the mean girls in our lives as well as some questions to ask ourselves to make sure we're not joining them. After you read... Continue Reading →