25Aug/14
Tale of an Acorn

Tale of an Acorn

Acorn

Parenting is hard work. I tried to think of many more eloquent ways to say it but no words can mask the truth that parenting is just plain hard. I have only been doing it for four years now but I can tell you that it is by far the most draining and challenging of tasks I have undergone in my life. In fact, some days it seems so overwhelming that I want to throw up my hands and say “I give up”. But I recently had a bit of an epiphany in regards to my purpose and I want to share it with you to encourage you in your parenting journey today.

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05Aug/14
Hold my hand

7 Ways to Reconnect With Your Spouse

Hold my hand

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So, you read our last post (7 signs you need to reconnect with your spouse) and decided that yes, you could stand to inject some life into your marriage. Where to begin? Here are 7 simple ways to reconnect with your spouse to get you started.

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01Aug/14
Couple reconnecting

7 Signs You Need to Reconnect With Your Spouse

Couple reconnecting

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How’s your marriage doing? Do you feel closer to your spouse now than you did last month? How about compared to when you said your vows? Nobody’s relationship is perfect, and it never will be, but we want to be striving towards a closeness that improves over time, pushing us to have a stronger relationship a year from now than we have today. Here are 7 signs you need to reconnect with your spouse (and don’t despair, here are 7 simple ways to reconnect with your spouse).

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27Jun/14
Towards Simplicity

Towards Simplicity

Towards Simplicity

Living a simple life is gaining ground in society today; from the mothers who grow some of their families’ food in a backyard garden, to the employees who bike to work to reduce their carbon footprint.  We are aware of the impact our choices have not only for ourselves but also our communities and the earth.  But what does living simply really mean and how can we implement it in our lives today?  That is where we hope to come alongside you in your journey to a simple life, answering questions you have and providing practical help in order to create your ideal, simple life.

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