an easy reader

The process of teaching a child to read is …. interesting.  A struggle at times but with THE BEST rewards for both mama and child.  The foundations are laid loooong before the child ever reads his or her first word.  I’m already teaching Porter to read.  That may seem silly but studies show that children …

my latest venture: MoveMore Fitness

I’m excited (a little too excited) to share what I’ve been working on behind the scenes over here.  May I introduce you to my latest venture:  MoveMore Fitness! (Travis did well with the logo, yes?) MoveMore Fitness, LLC is my new group personal training company here in Franklin, NC!  For about a month now, I’ve …

flashback friday: the season of no

It’s been a year since I quit my job to pursue my family.  It’s been a year since I took a full month away from the blog.  It’s been a year since I took the words and made them into action. The year of many changes. There are no words (actually there are more words …

three word weekend

Hey ya’ll!  And happy Monday! We had a really productive weekend over here (which happens far too rarely).  Our Saturday mostly consisted of having a YARD SALE.  Katy, Ariel and I gathered all our junk, you know – the stuff that you’re trying to make other people WANT to buy, and camped out in the …

they’ll understand

I learn something new almost every day. Like just yesterday I learned that if we have another baby, Clara would like to name it “Jemily.”  Except when she says it, it sounds like “Jem-a-yee.”  Gender neutral.  Naturally. And as I learn and grow in my adulthood, I’m finding that I have less time to worry …