author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Month: November 2013

Simplify Christmas with Yearly Priorities

Simplify Christmas with Yearly Priorities

There are so many great Christmas activities, ideas, and traditions, but every great idea doesn’t need to be executed immediately. One way to choose more joy and less stress at Christmas and not find ourselves shoulder-deep in Christmas “have-to” is to have a family (or […]

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5 Ways to a Simplify Christmas

5 Ways to a Simplify Christmas

Two years ago I decided it’d be a great idea to do a Christmas activity every day with the kids (thank you, Pinterest!). It didn’t matter that my husband worked full-time 2nd shift and went to school, I had two kids under 3, was preparing […]

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Why a Joy-Filled Christmas?

Why a Joy-Filled Christmas?

For the next two weeks I’m going to be exploring practical ways to choose more joy and less stress this Christmas. But first, I’m asking “Why?” Why Plan the Christmas Season? I don’t want my kids to look to Christmas and see presents, lights, and Santa. […]

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