Our kids are good kids, I said to David. When we lay out a plan for them, give them a vision for what could be (this conversation being about the concept of a peaceful ride home from school), they embrace it. They really do. If they're misbehaving on the way home from school, … [Read more...] about Sunday Journal || Vol. 1, Issue 7
Blogging since 2002, The Story is the deep archives of Whitney's journey as an entrepreneur, wife, and mama.
It has been a long week of book edits, client work, and preparing for the holidays. Today's writing is short and sweet. Things I told myself this week: Recognize when you've done the best you can. It might not be YOUR best, but it's truly what you could give in that moment. … [Read more...] about Sunday Journal || Vol. 1, Issue 6
I haven’t always been good with routines. When I was in college, I spent a day mapping out the perfect plan for my daily and weekly life. Gridlines on notebook paper were the original Bullet Journal, and my hand-drawn schedule reflected the best intentions. I took it to … [Read more...] about Sunday Journal || Vol. 1, Issue 5
"We're going to have a little family cleaning lesson tomorrow," I announced this evening. Halfway between the foot of the stairs and our bedroom door, I was talking to David. But hoping my air of patient authority was wafting back up the stairs to my kids. "Are you talking to … [Read more...] about Sunday Journal || Vol. 1, Issue 4
Do you ever have one of those nights where you wake up with a sudden burst of clarity and a great idea? It’s rare, but I love it when it happens. And it just so happened last night. In the wee small hours of this morning, a light bulb went off, and I was inspired to try … [Read more...] about Sunday Journal || Vol. 1, Issue 3