7 Tips for Travel from The Midwest to Hawaii

We made it! We have always wanted to go to Hawaii but we never thought we actually would. I’ll be doing a series of posts on our trip. We really didn’t plan it and I’m no expert, so I am just going to share our experiences and what we learned by doing. If you are … Continue reading 7 Tips for Travel from The Midwest to Hawaii

Debt Free Victory Lap

We did it. Maybe it’s too soon to write about this because it hasn’t sunk in and I’m still in a daze. But here’s what happened: God reminded us of the original vision. Read more about that here.  We put our rental property on the market. We asked the Lord to bring us the perfect … Continue reading Debt Free Victory Lap

Working Mom Comes Clean

We went to the bank on Tuesday, at 11 am. On Monday we had broken our piggy bank open after a couple years of saving. We brought all $180 worth of change to the bank and poured it down the coin counter in the lobby. When we took our ticket up to the teller, I … Continue reading Working Mom Comes Clean

Midlife Crisis

It occurred to me the other day that people may think I am having a midlife crisis.  I think of midlife crisis as making radical and unexpected life changes in an attempt to ward off old age.  But it turns out there’s actually a whole psychological study around the topic. It is defined as “an … Continue reading Midlife Crisis

5 THINGS THAT SURPRISED ME ABOUT HOMESCHOOLING

  How much I miss my mom friends.  There is a mom gang that hangs out in the parking lot at school after morning drop off.  When I was first married and my kids were little, I spent several years without any close female friends.  That is its own story, but that dry period made … Continue reading 5 THINGS THAT SURPRISED ME ABOUT HOMESCHOOLING

Introductions…

I read somewhere that your first blog post should be an introduction to who you are.  Great.  That should be easy.  Then I started to think about who I am and it got a little weird.  How deep into these weeds am I supposed to get?  I’m going for somewhere between “Hi, I’m Leah:  Christ … Continue reading Introductions…