Warning: I don’t know what I am doing

January 16, 2014

This tween phase of parenting has rattled my writing. When the girls where younger and the real world was farther away, it was easier to write about parenting jobs I was good at. Picky eater? Try these five things. Of course, long term, nothing worked with my picky eater and we still haven’t overcome that […]

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Giveaway: Mother/Daughter Devo by Dannah Gresh

January 15, 2014
Dannah Gresh

  Sometimes you write about a book you enjoy on your blog because you believe other moms will be blessed by it too. Sometimes you decide to be bolder than usual and share the post, via Twitter, with the author of that devo. Sometimes the author actually reads the post, shares it and in one […]

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Best of Pruning Princesses 2013

January 1, 2014

        It’s been a different year here. Less posts but more heart. Maybe you missed something? Or maybe you want to return to something? Here are 13  favorite posts from the past year. Did I miss yours?   Three most pinned posts of 2013 *Cooking with Kids: Healthy Fall Recipes *Book Review: […]

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My Writing History

October 4, 2013

In a far away pre-kids time,  I was a senior high school English teacher. Woefully undereducated by a college where English was a reflection of social interests (Hispanic Women’s Lit and Gender Roles in Shakespeare) rather than study nuisances of our language and be exposed to master story tellers, I spent most nights studying to […]

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Wishing I stopped saying things I don’t follow through with…

May 22, 2013

Dear Blog, I’m sorry to break the news to you. You just aren’t my first priority. I know, I tell my kids to keep their word. I know I said the second post on puberty would be up today. I promise I have learned my lesson. (Stop teasing me for sounding like my kids!) No […]

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