7 Simple Ways to Connect with Your Neighbor This Summer

Have you connected with your neighbor lately? And, no, I’m not talking about jumping on their wi-fi! It gets too easy in our everyday lives just to stay within our homes and yards and not reach out to the people right night door. I have to admit that’s my tendency. I’m content just hanging out my my family, but I’ve also found great joy connecting with my neighbors down the street and right next door. “In the grand scheme of {Read More}

Just Because Gifts … Let’s Take the Time to Be Thankful

Do you have someone in your life who has been a shining light? Someone who has given of themselves and really made a difference? Whenever I consider who has been this for me, I think of my friend Christie Erwin. Christie is the founder and director of Project Zero. Project Zero’s mission is this: 1+1=0. One waiting child plus one welcoming family equals zero kids in foster care waiting for forever homes. Christie works hand-in-hand with Arkansas Division of Children {Read More}

5 Things I Learned from the Gift of Silence {by Jill Lynn Buteyn}

Silence can be deafening. Especially when you don’t know what to say. The blank space is there waiting for you to fill it. To make it all better. When my friend Kara Tippetts was fighting breast cancer, I learned a new normal. I remember her talking about how it was okay not to talk. The Gift of Silence, she called it. I’d never thought of it that way before. I’d thought of words as a gift. But in the many {Read More}

4 Ways Your Healthy Friendships Bless Your Kids

I say the same thing every time my kids are about to meet one of my friends: “Oh, you’re just going to love her!” Because of my work as a writer, many of my friends are also writers, and they are scattered all over the US (and world!). We meet up with friends on road trips, and sometimes my friends visit and stay in our home. Having healthy relationships with my friends is important—not only for me, but for my {Read More}

The Lulu Tree Boutique! (& Giveaway!)

The Lulu Tree Boutique! (& Giveaway!) *Please note, friends: This post is long. But, would you take time read it, for me? For all the precious Ugandan mamas who need your help? And then, would you consider sharing the post so others might help too? There’s even a giveaway at the bottom! Thank you. From the bottom of my heart. – Tricia  She walked for four hours just to meet me. Her soles were red from Uganda’s earth and she {Read More}

Messy Beautiful Love: Book Giveaway & Author Interview

Messy Beautiful Love: Interview & Book Giveaway   You may be familiar with one of my favorite bloggers, Darlene Schacht, also known as the TimeWarpWife. I’m happy to announce that Darlene’s book is releasing tomorrow! To celebrate, I’m giving away 3 copies of her books and letting you know a little more about why I’m so excited about this book. She answered the following questions for us… Yay! @TriciaGoyer is celebrating @timewarpwife’s book release with a giveaway! Click To Tweet Your book is {Read More}

8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool

      8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool   I’ve been a homeschooling mom for 20 years, and I’ve graduated three students. Two are college graduates, and the third is working on his degree. After adopting seven more children I’m starting completely over. Homeschooling: The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. We’re using Sonlight for preschool and {Read More}

Writing a True Story of Depression and Hope

  Writing a True Story of Depression and Hope   Like everyone else, I was heartbroken to hear about the death of Robin Williams. I remember first falling in love with him when he played Mork on Mork and Mindy. I remember playing with the other kids in 5th grade saying, “Na-Nu Na-Nu.” Hearing of his death was hard enough, but to find out he died by suicide made my heart ache.   For many years I didn’t understand the pain {Read More}

August’s Instagram Roundup!

  August’s Instagram Roundup!   Here are some favorite snapshots from my Instagram feed this month. If you’re on Instagram too, let’s connect!   Follow me on Instagram to get these photos and more arrive directly to you as I post them! Here are some favorite snapshots from my Instagram feed this month. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Prayer Thank you God, for blessing me with children whose smiles bring such joy to my heart. I have so much to be thankful {Read More}

Back-to-School Life Management Secrets for Moms

Back-to-School Life Management Secrets for Moms Secret #1 – Write in the Morning Julia Cameron, best-selling author, has a great suggestion with how to start every morning. She explains, “‘Morning Pages’ are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages – they are not high art. They are not even “writing.” They are about anything and everything that crosses your mind– and they are for your eyes only. Morning Pages {Read More}

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