No pictures this week for my yarn along post. Why not? Well, thank you dear reader for asking! The short answer, I haven’t knit anything since last week, and I figured you didn’t need to see ANOTHER picture of the front of Emma’s sweater 🙂 The longer answer? It is absolutely beautiful outside, and has been for the last week. With temps projected to be near 90 the rest of the week, I am most definitely outside in my garden!
change from the normal American lifestyle?
to make a change I was very overwhelmed and stressed out with everything I was
trying to balance. As a family we really
wanted to travel and have more time with the kids but we never had money and we
were always to busy. We can’t grow a
money tree and play all day, but making the changes we did made a huge
difference to both finances and time.
and talking about moving it seemed like this huge thing to us. It was hard to figure out what we actually
wanted to keep and getting rid of stuff was hard. We thought that people might think we were
going broke or crazy. Looking back
months later I hardly remember the stuff we got rid of. People probably still think we are a bit
crazy, but most people are curious and interested. I would rather be a bit crazy and interesting
than normal anyways 🙂
would think. I still struggle with
it. With writing the book the whole
thing has been scary as well. People
talk about the problem of writers block but I think it is much harder to get
over the fear that no one will want to read what I have written.
move last year. Ages 4 and 7. They want time and space to play, they want
attention and love and family time.
Stuff or no stuff isn’t much of a deal to them. They are enjoying less stuff when it comes
time to clean up 🙂 My daughter talks
about wanting her own room again someday and my son wants to live in a hotel…
so we can never make them both happy.
their life. If we are stressed or
overwhelmed it is because we have allowed to much to get in. I want people to realize that they can choose
the life they want instead of just living the life that society has handed
them. Intentional living is the core.