Category Archives: family

to be a mama & a little piece of advice

this season of life has been overflowing with celebration! having several of the girls hit milestones simultaneously hasView full post »

family day & a job offer

this past saturday was one for the books. we celebrated with savannah at her final AXO event. technically it was daddyView full post »

reflections from a rainy good friday

(orignal post from 2014) i remember when i was younger i always wondered why we didn’t call Good Friday. you knowView full post »

dancing with the highs & the lows

we laid there & laughed, fairly loudly actually. especially since it was only 5 something in the morning. we hadView full post »

baby it’s cold outside

friends. it’s freezing here. i realize it’s freezing basically everywhere so we need not try to out-frigid-View full post »

the gift

several weeks ago a precious friend gave me a priceless gift….a weekend at her beautiful home in watercolorView full post »

while we become & the christmas card

earlier this week i sat beside a dear friend as we worshipped together and listened to stories of hope at a largeView full post »

college football, birthday boys & belonging

months ago, madison had a fabulous idea–how ’bout we celebrate dad & take everyone to the collegeView full post »

18 & brave

i am certain highschool for this generation is completely different than highschool days were for me. i’ve watchedView full post »

the story so far

dan & i were talking yesterday about how surreal these last 6 weeks have been.  while i realize i’ve bloggedView full post »

my man & colon cancer

i would humbly like to ask you to pray for dan. this morning he will head into surgery to have about two feet of hisView full post »

within both the unknown and the known

Okay sweet friends. We were called into meet with dan’s GI guy yesterday…. Dan has colon cancer. Biopsies ofView full post »

within the fear

thank ya’ll so much for checking in on us this week. the day of dan’s tests i asked him if he was totallyView full post »

thoughts on parenting & great oaks for HIS glory

last night we celebrated our seniors at church. a huge bunch of creative kids who truly SHINE, not just in theirView full post »

easter at our home, “oceans” & nester’s new book

goodness gracious ya’ll! after two super dark  & dreary days we awoke sunday to a glorious easter sunrise &View full post »