7 Quick Takes · charity · injuries · potty training · running

7 Quick Takes (v. 2)

-1- Guess who is potty trained?!?!?!? Okay, yes, it’s me 🙂  But seriously, Little Man is potty trained. Yay! At least, that’s what I’m calling it. He uses a pull-up at nap and an overnight diaper at night, but, hey. I’ll take it. And since I value sleep over peeing in the potty at 3am,… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes (v. 2)

charity · faith · fostering · human trafficking

One Million Each Year

Sunday at church was hard. Instead of some “filler” sermon since lots of people go out of town over the July 4th weekend, our church talked about freedom. Specifically, freedom from slavery. As in, modern slavery. As in, one million children, ages 4-14, are enslaved and trafficked every year. Read that again. One million children,… Continue reading One Million Each Year



Are you looking for unique Christmas presents or random everyday gifts that will benefit others? Check out byTavi. This is a Cambodian ministry that helps women get out of (or avoid) the human trafficking trade. Gorgeous products and an even better cause. Girlie stuff not on your list? Check out the Center for Global Impact.… Continue reading byTavi

blog friends · charity · finances


Today has been a bad single-income financial day for us. Two checks totalling $500 written within mere hours of each other. A furnace that needs completely replaced. Formula running out. And yet… Lacey at So Every Day (a FAB blog) challenged her readers to participate in giving to charity:water. She is participating in 30 Bloggers,… Continue reading charity:water