I’m visiting my mom (retired Navy wife) in her two bedroom condo. She’s been...Read More
Building a RAFT Affirmation of Relationships. . . I wrote the first of this Building a Raft When We Move series in early May, and thought I’d have a post up each week. Haha! Reality is, we’ve been living out rather than...Read More
Monday #MomHack… Read for Motivation. We move every 2-3 years, and that was the norm as I was growing up, too. You would think I’d have a system down-pat, and know just what to do. . . While that is sort of true, it...Read More
Building a RAFT Wheels’ up is six weeks from today. While we’re flying out of The Bahamas, I’m more focused on building a RAFT with the kids, in preparation for the move. “Building a RAFT” is a tool...Read More
Another Good-bye We have another big transition looming — we’re leaving Nassau, the Bahamas, after making it our home for three years. I feel like I’m in a good place. I’m ready for the change, and at the same time not longing...Read More
Prior to our packout from Ukraine more than two years ago, I organized and labeled plastic bins with all the books we were keeping. I asked the movers to keep them organized how I had them and fill the extra space with packing...Read More
Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.
Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.
I started blogging as TulipGirl in 2004. Tech crashes and life derailed the site. The archives are gone, but I'm glad to be back.
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- Christianity and the Church
- Connection Equation
- Family Journal
- Generous Living
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- In the Mail
- It's the FS Life for Me
- Mommy Encouragement Files
- On The Bookshelf
- Orange Ukraine 2013-2015
- Pearls / NGJ / TTUAC
- Reformation 500
- Seasonal Rhythms
- Teens and Parents
- Theology for Girls
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