Church kids: what I now know

Church kids: what I now know

This year my husband and I have been in church work for 9 years. (Say what?) We planted Linc in our early twenties just before our first daughter was born and so I don’t know this wonderfully crazy world of church without having to navigate early adulthood, marriage,...
The power of staying

The power of staying

10 years. 3653 days. 87672 hours. 5260320 minutes. 3 houses. 3 children. 1 church. 1 man. 10 years of waking up next to the same guy. 10 years of couch talking and car pooling. 10 years of cooking meals that are getting significantly more healthy year on year. (Or...
Like a girl

Like a girl

Every time I watch this clip developed and inspired by Always (this is the shortened version) I find myself getting a little emotional. Especially when the tot in the red dress says with every bit of herself, “It means run as fast as you can”. (Side note:...
Back to school, back to reality.

Back to school, back to reality.

As these winter holidays come to a close I hear often around our little slice of paradise, “Aren’t you so glad it’s back to school next week?” or “I am so excited for school” or “Wow, how long were these...
A mothers response to “13 Reasons Why?”

A mothers response to “13 Reasons Why?”

Two weeks back after bringing my youngest daughter home from hospital we needed to watch something. And so as you do, we put on the most watched Netflix miniseries at the moment, “13 reasons why?” I know what you’re thinking, WHAT THE HECK? Why on...
The one thing that could save your marriage.

The one thing that could save your marriage.

Someone recently asked me why I am so passionate about togetherness in marriage? I was flattered. Does that mean they see “togetherness” in my marriage? Are we together?? Ha. Most times, maybe? And sometimes not- but it is a huge value for us that our...