"I heard a preacher say recently that hope is a revolutionary patience; let me add that so is being a writer. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up."

- Anne Lamott


What's Your Style? Exploring the new world of homeschooling
Those Fabulous Fruits. Tangible ways to live out Galatians 5
The Delectable Days of Summer
Take Five. Easy ways to connect with your kids during their school day
Ready, Set, Read! Fostering a life-long love of literature in your kids

The Mason Jar: An entirely new twist on this kitchen icon
Touching Base: Simple ways to connect with your kids at school
Dating on a Dime: Creative and cost-effective ideas for summertime fun with your spouse
Spring into Summer: Simple steps to enhance this season
Pardon Me, Santa: Capture the true spirit and meaning of Christmastime
Make Time for Merry: Plan now to simplify & truly honor the Christmas season
A Simplified Season: How to help your family find peace on earth this Christmas
The Great Friendship Divide

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The Great Friendship Divide


What Not to Say: How well are you relating to your friends?

Santa Barbara Community News

On Life and Death
An Unlikely Celebration
Summer Break, Latin Style
Roller Skate Remorse
The Quest for Pinkberry: Confessions of a Distracted Soul
The Cost Analysis of Toilet Paper