Entropy

If you’ve been discouraged with the continual upkeep required, just know that the problem is not necessarily you or your system; the problem is entropy and it’s just a fact of life. Mystie, Simplified Organization  This is what my laundry room looks today. It will never look exactly like this again--some days it will be tidier,…

Home

I've lived outside the forest for 15 years, but it's still hard to feel at home without towering pine trees. I don't think of myself as a nature lover, but judging by my emotional response to this image, maybe it's just a very specific kind of nature I enjoy. Camping at the Davy Crocket National…

Play

The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergartners of Finland: Forget the Common Core, Finland’s youngsters are in charge of determining what happens in the classroom. I think I might go back and read this article annually (or even more often) to remind myself we aren't doing anything wrong in my house if all we do is play and read…

I write because …

(I'm participating in Blogging University and using their prompts to inspire my prompts. I might get a little out of my box over the next month!) I have 15 minutes at Chick-Fil-A before I have to run home to get the family and head to home group. Why do I want to spend that 15…