5 Wonderful Lessons I’ve Learned in Writing A Novel

5 Wonderful Lessons I've Learned in Writing A Novel

Quwaysinā Happy November! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving break so far! I am very excited because Christmas (my favorite holiday) is right around the corner!  I decided to embark on a personal challenge to write a novel (or most of it) by the end of the month. 50,000 words, to be precise, as part…

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Finding Unconditional Love In Your Life

Finding Unconditional Love In Your Life

Unconditional love. What was the first thing you thought of when you read these two words? Maybe you thought about a couple you know in real life, or a mother and a child, or a cheesy romance young adult novel. It’s a skewed concept in modern society, and it may not be what you think it…

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The Magic and Wonder of Playing Dress Up

Princess Leia Star Wars Costume, Princess Belle Costume, Playing Dress Up

We’re a very unconventional family (this much I’m sure you know)! We have different traditions, celebrations, and habits that not all families have. Halloween is a huge part of the year (and the candy craze is all too real), but we don’t celebrate it. At least, not like everyone else. We don’t go trick-or-treating since…

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What Do Virtue and Chastity Really Mean?

What Do Virtue and Chastity Really Mean?

What I’m going to speak about today may be a bit of a heavy topic, so prepare yourself mentally and emotionally for the topic. We’re talking about virtue and chastity.  A few weeks ago in a Sunday religion class, my teacher’s topic was virtue, and chastity accompanying it. She said several things that I thought…

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Avoid These 5 Mistakes When You Teach Teens

Avoid these 5 mistakes when you teach teens

I interact with parents/teachers often when I attend church, conferences, and extracurricular activities. Everywhere, I see people complaining about how hard it is to teach teens and get interaction.  Instead of throwing all the blame on us, I think we could all use some perspective. Maybe adults are not helping teens learn as much as they think…

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How to Tour in Sandusky and Have A Thrilling Time!

Happy October, friends!   About a month ago, we traveled to Sandusky, Ohio for the second year in a row, for one our favorite blogging conferences: BloggyCon!    Elyssa and I were able to speak again this year, with our brand new topic of Keeping Teens Safe in the Changing World of Technology. It was…

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