All posts for the month August, 2015

Simmer Starters – August 29, 2015

My hubby is my hero! WordPress ate the Simmer Starters today instead of posting it, but he resurrected it from the request to the server with his awesome web developer skillz. ūüėÄ Simmer Starters this week: overcoming perfectionism, encouragement in good works, media pro-choice bias, and options to consider if your writing career looks like […]

5 Best TV Shows on Netflix for Toddlers and Preschoolers

My two oldest children are 4 and 3, and have sampled many of the children’s TV shows on Netflix. ¬†Here are my five favorites of the shows currently available (as of August 2015). 1. Octonauts This is hands-down my favorite kids show on Netflix right now. ¬†It reminds me of an undersea children’s Star Trek […]

When God Gives You Darkness

Oh, oh, here we go Welcome to the show Lights shining, so blinding From our head to our toes When this room blacks out You know we will stand out So come on, oh We’re gonna glow! – “Glow”¬†by Britt Nicole Children love glow sticks. ¬†Actually, adults love glow sticks too. ¬†(At least I do…I […]

Simmer Starters – August 22, 2015

Simmer Starters this week: laws of attraction, authorial jealousy, post-abortion testimonies, homeschooling ideals, and the power of mirth as a Christian apologetic. ¬†Enjoy your weekend, friends! For Couples, Time Can Upend the Laws of Attraction¬†(NYTimes) – Doesn’t this perfectly prove that someone’s character is what makes them truly ugly or beautiful? ūüėČ ¬†“At the start […]

Pro-Lifers, Let’s Be an Unstoppable Owl Brigade

You know that scene in the first Harry Potter story, when Harry starts getting his letters from Hogwarts? ¬†His aunt and uncle won’t let him keep or see any of the notes. ¬†Each time one arrives they shred it, confiscate it, smash it, burn it in the fire. Until one day Owl Post bombards their […]