How to Create Your Best Blog

Thanks to Lifestyle Prayers for the inspirational push to write this post. To show respect for my readers, I believe that every post I publish should reflect my best efforts. With that in mind, I’ve pulled together a list of ten guidelines by which I write and lay out my posts – based not only… Continue reading How to Create Your Best Blog

Taking Care of the Temple, Part 2

My husband has always been disciplined about keeping fit, but he never said a word about it when I stopped exercising during my children's toddler years. His workouts have changed, though--where he once spent most of a workout lifting weights, he now focuses on bodyweight exercises and cycling, which are easier on his joints and… Continue reading Taking Care of the Temple, Part 2

Taking Care of the Temple, Part 1

My husband and I waited five years to have our children, and then the first two followed in rapid succession. Our oldest son was a mere 9 months old when I became pregnant (surprise!) with my daughter. Pre-kids, my husband and I both worked full-time, and busy though we were, we made time to work… Continue reading Taking Care of the Temple, Part 1

The Original Blogger

  I can see why many people blog. What a gift, to share with others their talents and unique experiences! But I, on the other hand, have always been a bit hesitant to share much about myself. Example: in college, I sat in front of a girl for an entire semester, and gradually, as everyone… Continue reading The Original Blogger

A Blog-Worthy Story?

Before beginning this blog, I thought long and hard about whether or not I had anything worthy to share. Many bloggers have worthy tales of extremes--recovering from a serious disease, taking a journey around the world, crafting with talent and originality. My story is not particularly worthy or extreme. I live a quiet life in… Continue reading A Blog-Worthy Story?