Back To School Prayer

I wrote this prayer a few nights ago. A part of me wanted to go into more detail, but I decided to leave it simple and broad because I know we can trust God with the details.

Melody’s Makeup Musts:

Grow some confidence in applying makeup! I can help. Not because you need to, but if you want to, it’s not as hard as you think!

Traveling While Plus-Size

With my new position, I travel often. Here are some things I do, as a plus-size woman, that help me feel more comfortable and confident!

Aunt Carol 1951-2022

Carol Jean Inscho was welcomed into this world on February 8, 1951 in Kansas City, MO to Dorothy Mae and Elza Lloyd Inscho. Her entrance was a bit more kind as she was delivered by a doctor, but as the story goes, the doctor was gone when they realized she had a twin brother whoContinue reading “Aunt Carol 1951-2022”

Just Breathe

A mircoblog reflection to stop and breathe when feelings of overwhelm threaten to steal peace of mind.

Learning From [my] Example

Every, new day we have the choice to grow and do better. I pray my core beliefs of loving others without agenda and standing up for what is right is something my children are learning from me the most, but I know I can’t hide my flaws from them. They see it all… my attitudes and words are just as much a part of their thinking/learning as they grow, learn, and decide to be who they would like to be. ⠀

Presence Over Perfection

Covid has drastically slowed us down and we are on the mend, but it’s also taught me a few things: 1. I’m strong enough to let go of things that don’t fulfill me. Being busy doesn’t sustain me nor help my family. It definitely doesn’t help the healing process. 2. Simplifying my life has allowedContinue reading “Presence Over Perfection”

Veterans Day BookChat

My last bookchat of the year 2021 is with Educator and Author, Barbara Gruener, and her children’s book, Mr. Quigley’s Keys. This blog has been updated and contains the YouTube link to our special chat and read aloud.