Surveys are my favorite. Catching a glimpse into what makes other people tick? The best. So, you know I geeked out when your reader surveys started rolling in. Thank you so much for your honesty and for taking time out of your busy schedules to let me get to know you a bit more. In any […]Read More survey results and giveaway winner
I’ve been creating and changing this little corner of the Internet for five years. Over that time, I’ve entered and exited stages of life, and Many Sparrows has been an outlet to create content, communicate my heart, and connect with an amazing online community. the survey says… Some of you are new here, and some […]Read More blog survey and giveaway
Blogging is so weird. Like, I am 100 percent certain it is one of the stranger things in my life, and you know that my life is just chock-full of strange things. Here’s the deal: I’m a writer. Words are in my bones. I started stapling together books and creating “magazines” while most of my friends […]Read More the blog is back
Pre-kids Kayla took on-a-whim trips all the time. Two littles later, my spontaneity has waned. But when I got an email about a ticket to the Go Blog Social writing/blogging conference in Kansas City — with just a week’s notice — I knew it was something I wanted to make happen. Because I have an awesome […]Read More be the 3 percent: a leadership lesson we all need
Can we all just agree that blogging is a little weird? It’s this tucked-away bit of space where we allow parts of ourselves to spill out on to the keys, striving to share our stories and be better for it. I think this little corner of the Internet is at its best when I’m honest, authentic, and hopefully […]Read More top posts of 2014
So, New Year’s, amIright? Though I took a bit of a blogging break in December, lucky for you, I had the foresight to procure fodder for a hilarious New Year’s-themed post. I want to introduce you to a little composition notebook that I unearthed from my childhood twin bed. Before there was Many Sparrows, there […]Read More my hilarious & awkward 7th grade new year's journal
I’m not great at goodbyes. I fumble over farewells. I linger longer than I should and I give extra hugs even after we’ve said goodbye for the tenth time. I (usually) save the waterworks for until the door shuts. As “see you later” leaves my lips, I can’t help but wonder if I’m really saying, “the […]Read More 31 days of living free: hello, goodbye.