Life is chaotic. But we can choose to live it differently. It doesn’t always feel like it, but we do have the freedom to creatively change the everyday little things in our lives so that our path better aligns with our values and passions. The popular blogger and founder of the internationally recognized Simple Mom online community tells the story of her family’s ongoing quest to live more simply, fully, and intentionally.
Part memoir, part travelogue, part practical guide, Notes from a Blue Bike takes you from a hillside in Kosovo to a Turkish high-rise to the congested city of Austin to a small town in Oregon. It chronicles schooling quandaries and dinnertime dilemmas, as well as entrepreneurial adventures and family excursions via plane, train, automobile, and blue cruiser bike.
Entertaining and compelling - but never shrill or dogmatic - Notes from a Blue Bike invites you to climb on your own bike, pay attention to who you are and what your family needs, and make some important choices. It’s a risky ride, but it’s worth it - living your life according to who you really are simply takes a little intention. It’s never too late.
©2014 Thomas Nelson (P)2014 Thomas Nelson
yes, it was very encouraging to hear a mom who has traveled over seas and rolled with the punches for coming stateside again.
I would--- parts of it--- some of it is very pointed at a particular age group.. like school age parents, or travelers.. but over all it's an interesting read.
only if she wrote it.
although i liked this book and enjoyed listening to it.. it felt like i was getting "taught" instead of just hearing about how one family makes it all work. If i would have picked this up ten years ago I think most of her suggestions would have been better heard on my part. In conclusion, I like travelogue books and wish it would have been based more on that then living simply.
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