family · finances · marriage · parenting · SAHM stuff · theology · women · worldview

The (myth of) Privilege of Stay at Home Motherhood

One of the loudest arguments feminists and egalitarians use against complementarians is the idea that being a stay-at-home wife or mother is a byproduct of privilege. In fact, during last week’s Twitter brou ha ha over the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood’s conference in Louisville, I saw that argument used over and over again:… Continue reading The (myth of) Privilege of Stay at Home Motherhood

about me · blog etiquette · changes · marriage · SAHM stuff · working mom

It’s 2015

It’s January 1, 2015. I don’t think anyone except my mother still checks to see if I’m writing anymore. But one of my goals in 2015 is to write more. I have a loose outline for each week I’d like to follow; we’ll see if I can stick to it. I finished my first semester… Continue reading It’s 2015

educational choices · homeschooling · Keith · life is messy · marriage · running · schedule · working mom

Two Months Later…

I don’t really know how I miss two months at a time… April was really busy. And kind of blah. I don’t know if I was just dealing with seasonal depression issues or what. But now it’s May 🙂 And it’s cold again. Oh well. In April, Keith and I went to Cincinnati for a… Continue reading Two Months Later…

faith · Lent · life is messy · marriage

Lent

Lent begins tomorrow. I have explained before that I grew up in the Evangelical Christian church, and we don’t particularly observe Lent. I think we try to focus on Christ’s sacrifice year-round, and not just the forty days prior to Easter. I mean, we talk about the crucifixion and resurrection all the time; it’s the… Continue reading Lent

7 Quick Takes · homeschooling · how God works · marriage · running

7 Quick Takes Friday (v. 4)

— 1 — This has been a crazy week. We were camping last Saturday until Tuesday. We left on Tuesday for the three hour drive home and were about 25 cars back of a fatal accident. We sat for over an hour on the highway while the accident was dealt with. It was very sad.… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes Friday (v. 4)