Gratitude

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Wake Up Call

Oct 21, 2014 by

The summer after I graduated from law school, I had a lot on my plate. I was studying for the bar exam, finalizing plans for my wedding, living by myself […]

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We have a small home — a split-level condo with two bedrooms and a galley kitchen that never seems to have enough counter space. I know that in most places […]

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Life Support

Sep 16, 2014 by

A year ago, I sat in a developmental pediatrician’s office and learned that my eldest son has High Functioning Autism. I felt like I couldn’t breathe, like somehow all of […]

(in)courage community

Five years. Five years and thousands of women across the globe gathering here each new day with their words. Five years of (in)courage; five years of you and your sister […]

Stopping To Savor

Tonight I watched the sunset. I watched the sun dip lower and lower behind a silhouetted mountain crest and then — just like that! — it disappeared. I can’t remember […]

Ordinary Miracle of Bleeding Hearts

I was out front, watering the garden that runs along the white picket fence, when I heard my son Noah yell. “Quick, Mommy! Quick! Come here! Hurry!” His voice was urgent, […]

Staff Picks {Sally Haukas}

Hi there! I’m delighted to be with you all today, bringing you a bit of my faves from the store. Though I currently live in Chicago, I’m a farm-raised Arkansan […]

OpeningUpToWhatIs

It’s been cold and rainy for a week straight. My girls are using all their creative power to play yet another round of make believe. The box of dress-up clothes […]