The solution for jammies, wine and chips

I’m going to be very honest with you and mostly because I’m the one always posting about being transparent.  (So, I gotta walk my talk.)  So here’s the truth… some seasons are just tough.  And while I’m filled with gratitude that my family is rock solid, my kids are thriving, we have our health, and… Continue reading The solution for jammies, wine and chips

Are you living “loved?”

I find most people fall into one of two categories when they walk into a room; either they feel like the vinyl of the record came to a screeching halt and everyone stopped in their tracks the moment you walked in (so they could size you up,) or, you walked into the room and absolutely… Continue reading Are you living “loved?”

To the teenage girl who wants to date my son….

To the girl who wants to date my teenage son, The inevitable has finally happened; my son wants to date. Wait, wasn’t it just yesterday that I celebrated my son’s 3rd birthday… complete with a cupcake to the face and streamers? Didn’t we just take his first day of middle-school picture off the fridge? But… Continue reading To the teenage girl who wants to date my son….

Where’s your hope?

Our community lost another friend today.  To cancer.  We've said goodbye to two friends in less than 6 days here in my community.  One to a tragic wreck, leaving behind 3 children and family and another to cancer....leaving behind 3 children, a husband and family.  I read in our community paper that there was a… Continue reading Where’s your hope?

THIS changes everything

If we don't take time to mourn what's left behind, we aren't giving it the proper recognition it once occupied in our hearts

Traveling solo?

I don't know about you, but my calendar seems to be so full that it's on the brink of of having it's OWN meltdown.  How does this always happen?  January 1st rolls around and I'm so excited that the kiddos are returning to school soon and my calendar is a pretty, white color because very… Continue reading Traveling solo?

When being vulnerable hurts

Ever have one of those "did I just say that out loud?" moments?  What am I thinking, we have ALL had one of those moments, right?  Those moments when you share something that was maybe really personal for you...or maybe it wasn't some deep secret desire...but you said something that left you little vulnerable to… Continue reading When being vulnerable hurts