Gas Tanks, Checklists, and Burnout

I hate falling behind. And when I say hate, I mean hate with the blinding heat of a thousand suns. I adore feeling productive. I love the calculated assurance that I’m getting stuff done. The measurable indication that I’m not only on the right track, but I’m moving along said track at an acceptable clip. … Continue reading Gas Tanks, Checklists, and Burnout

A Posture of Dependence

Competency is one of of my shiniest idols. I don’t just want to be a good mom. I want to be the good-at-everything mom. I want to be the most competent homeschooler I’ve ever heard of. I want to be a woman who can pull it all off, shrug like it was nothing, and be … Continue reading A Posture of Dependence