Are you jealous of your spouse's career?

As a stay-at-home mom I’ve struggled with seeing my husband flourish in his career. I’m happy for him and I love to see him find fulfillment in his work, but I have to admit a part of me is a bit jealous. Maybe some of you understand how I feel. This week, Joe is in…
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We are not supposed to go at it alone

Two nights ago we spent our last night in the dingy little cottage we’d rented for two years. I can call it dingy now because we don’t live there anymore. We had spent the day taking car loads over to the new house. This whole week we’ve been in that weird transition between two homes,…
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Moving day(s)

We got keys to our new house this morning and spent most of the day packing and hauling our junk over there with the help of family. We also took a break to stand in a circle – holding hands – to pray a blessing over the home and our lives there, because we are…
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Weekend Roundup: Halloween plans, easy pumpkin vase and other stuff

What are your plans this weekend? We are having a “Halloween party” with a dear friend who loves tacky spookiness as much as we do. Our Halloween party tradition usually includes her coming over with a festive dessert in hand, mulled wine, a scary movie and costumes foraged from our closets earlier that day. Our…
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