Girl Talk

“I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women To Wear or Not to Wear Makeup? Beautycounter helps answer that question. My idea of getting ready for the day, before I became a stay at home mom, was not quick. So when I did find myself in this new role, I […]

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“Money is a needful and precious thing, –and, when well used, a noble thing, –but I never want you to think it is the first or only prize to strive for.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Making Good On That Allowance Summer is right around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to enforce the […]

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“The clocks were striking midnight and the rooms were very still as a figure glided quietly from bed to bed, smoothing a coverlid here, settling a pillow there, and pausing to look long and tenderly at each unconscious face, to kiss each with lips that mutely blessed, and to pray the fervent prayers which only […]

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Teens & Technology

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women. How do storms and sailing ships relate to tweens and technology? There are a lot of storms that our girls will face–that we didn’t have to face growing up. Access to EVERYTHING, quicker communication, and […]

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“Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women. Has the sun come out from behind the clouds where you live? It has here in Dallas! I’m so excited to see it. Bring on SPRING! The warmer weather makes me wish I’d stuck with that New Year’s diet. […]

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“I like good strong words that mean something…” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women. We all know how important it is to read to our toddlers. We invest in lots of books to fill their quickly developing brains with all the good stuff. But have you ever thought about the benefits to reading to your tween? […]

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“The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women. Sometimes I find myself reading my Bible, doing my quite time, and then I hear it…the dryer beeps. My intentional time with God is interrupted. I love that time. It’s only a few minutes a day that I steal away, […]

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