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Sigh of Contentment by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am a woman with several balls in the air and only two hands. I know I am not alone in this. I know this is not a new thing, that balance isn't something found a ... Read on »
Dancing with Eachother by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I realized yesterday that I've been entirely self-focused and as a consequence, debilitated by that. Even by writing this, I am talking about ME, engaging in navel-gazin ... Read on »
Fostering Q&A by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently posted a request for questions on Facebook. Based on those questions alone, I have quite a few posts to write! Let me just put in my disclaimer here: I am n ... Read on »
Foster Mom by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We said, "we couldn't be foster parents because we could never deal with loving a child and then giving them up." I laugh about that now because we are currently in pr ... Read on »
Do Mommy Wars exist? by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One day, maybe I'll stop offering an explanation when a visitor walks into my house to find Nolan's eyes glazed over in front of the TV or he is eating crackers for lunch ... Read on »
Real Food by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am... an ordinary person whose go-to means of interacting with the world is food. People don't have enough to eat and meat requires lots of crops? Go vege ... Read on »
Pressing On by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am not a finished product. This includes fitness, relationships, how I look at the world, how I move in the world, what I do with my time, EVERYTHING. But I ... Read on »
I’m getting my groove back. by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I did it! I worked out in that section of the gym that always seems full of big, loud guys and really heavy weights and where I never, ever went since I joined my gym (unt ... Read on »
that thing about being your best self by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tim got the job he was hoping for! It gives us a little room to breathe and ask more about what we want for our family and for ourselves individually, too. "What would ... Read on »
I should warn you that this story made me cry. by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My dad told me a story about a couple who cared for about 50 foster kids in the span of about 20 years. The family got a call one day, asking if they could take in 2 m ... Read on »
A Thousand Years by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A thousand years ago, I met a boy. A guy. A man. It's hard to tell when you're 18. I made him work for my attention because I had thick walls around my heart. S ... Read on »
So Rich by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last winter, I saw homeless people near my house on a regular basis. They were far enough away that I could avoid them if I wanted to, but they were there. They stood ... Read on »
Practice makes better. by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just a few scenes from the day: I told him to get his shoes. He chose boots. On an 80-degree day. It was a really good day. Yesterday was just...too ... Read on »
We Dance(d) by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Nolan and I have a bit of a guilty pleasure. We watch Glee music videos and sing and dance. (Sometimes we mix it up with Macklemore. He loves the official "Can't Hold ... Read on »
6 More Reasons I’m Actually Thankful for Life in a Tight Financial Spot by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. I've discovered I actually crave simplicity in my life. 2. Free entertainment is usually what we can afford right now; I've discovered it's some of the best. ... Read on »
Why Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck Has Been Good For Me by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are struggling financially. For a while, I would try to explain that when I said no because we didn't have the money to spend.  I said "no" to a lot. Sometimes I wo ... Read on »
Lots and lots and LOTS of coffee by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have 13 minutes to write and too many words to spill. Be warned that I'm going to hit publish at the end of those minutes, even mid-sentence. I'm writing this for my ... Read on »
Sometimes we need to leave Jesus out. by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you heard of VBS? It's Vacation Bible School. Every summer, churches host a week of themed Bible stories, games, crafts, skits. I'm not a fan of VBS for a number of r ... Read on »
“Skinny” is not a compliment. by SarahMK Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My skin fit like a glove today and I wore it with confidence. Do you know what I mean? There are those days when clothes don't fit quite right or I'm feeling less than ... Read on »