After a pretty hectic week, it was nice to spend a 3-day weekend relaxing at home. And most evenings you'll find us in the backyard. The girls putter around reading a book on a blanket in the grass, or watering the flower pots on the deck. And the boys are almost always throwing a ball back and forth. I love this time of year!
And if you're interested, you can find me elsewhere on the internet this week.
- I am guest posting at my dear friend Kitty's blog about how the Husband and I have managed to keep a weekly date night going without hiring a sitter.
"I am excited to share with you today the single most beneficial way that my husband and I have managed to stay connected this past year. It's a simple thing really... we have a standing commitment to at-home date nights every Friday night. But we do it a little differently than you might think. We actually take our kids out to dinner with us first! Yep. You read that right." Read the rest here.
- And you can find me at Thrive Moms this week with some encouragement on how to pray.
"These past few weeks I'm finding there is comfort in knowing those unscripted little sighs are heard in the throne room. Those faint whimpers that may not even have actual words - they count."
Read the rest here.