Reading for pleasure? Because I want to read it, not because I need to preview it for school lessons? I can still do that?It is important for us to be reading and setting the example for our children that we read not only to learn, but for pleasure as well. Here are a couple of ways I find time to add a few extra moments to reading into my week.
We think a larger, faster phone with more memory will make our lives more productive. I actually found the opposite to be true. How my social phone stole my heart I thought, like most people, that if I used the little bits of free time sprinkled throughout my day I would accomplish more. So I checked my email while waiting in line to check out at the grocery store. I
We’ve all heard the advice: Take care of yourself before taking care of others. This example is used in airline safety demonstrations all the time. While we may know this is true and that we should do this, what mom has time to take care of herself the way she wants? You probably won’t be able to take care of yourself the way you want until your kids are grown
*Disclosure: I received a copy of Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life from Zondervan for review purposes. No other compensation was received.* I love the beach. I love the feel of digging my toes in the sand. The sound of the waves calms my spirit. The rhythmic crashing on the shore restores my balance. Notice I said I love the beach? I don’t particularly like getting in the
Chapter 2 of Crazy Busy talks about the dangers of busyness. It is a thought-provoking chapter that brings home the danger of being busy and how it affects the whole family. It also reminded me of my need to build margin in my day. This week I am combining the four steps of how to read a book in my analysis of the chapter and the study guide questions since this
Last week I shared how I read a book. If you didn’t read that post, I would encourage you to read that one first. To begin our discussion of Chapter 1, Hello, My Name is Busy, of Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung, let’s first look at the four steps to reading a book and how I answered these questions. Then we will move on