• 5 Ways to Manage Your Home When You’re Overwhelmed or Depressed

    Special Note: This article is part of an intentional home series by Davonne Parks, author of Chaos to Clutter-Free. To view the rest of the articles in this series, go here. {Some links in this article are affiliate links.} When depression becomes deep, just getting out of bed in the morning feels like an enormous task. Being intentional about embracing a role at home seems nearly impossible. And according to ADAA.org, over 40 million adults are affected by depression every year, meaning this is no small issue. We should not turn a blind eye. “Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. Be of the same mind…

  • Storms

    Speckled and freckled beneath the waves of his sun bleached hair, is a five-year-old boy who’s “all growed up.” The sun has stained his cheeks to a rosy shade of pink, but he takes little notice of this, as he’s only particular about his adorable wavy blond hair. This new obsession of his has led to the fact that Mommy’s brush is MIA most every day. I can’t bring myself to cut it, nor can I stop myself from brushing my lips against the softness every chance I get. So I do–unless he runs. Last night he ran. I chased the giggling boy around the coffee table, through the dining…