Category Archives: parenting

speak what is true

i think it’s the angst of all those who are the youngest of  families to want to be known for their own-selves.View full post »

a million tiny ways to be a good mama

i’ve heard it said, there’s no way to be a perfect mother but rather a million tiny ways to be a good mama.View full post »

have a BEAUTY full weekend & winners

i can’t truly express how special ya’ll are! the previous post was one of those that i had one had over myView 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 »

reflect jesus to them

“i effing hate you. you mean nothing to me. you’re not my real mama. i want to tear up the adoption papersView full post »

you’re going to be okay

the girls and i headed up to savannah’s mother/daughter weekend at her sorority house. unfortunately madison hadView full post »

be the heroine

i’ve never done sad very well. i can still remember our family room in nashville. dark wood paneling. tv on theView full post »

emi in the middle & a gift for your teenager

for all you young mamas, i will tell you, that toddler who is wearing you out and is learning to shout say sweetly &#View full post »

expectations and possibilities

i was recently chatting with a precious young mama friend of mine. we were discussing working from home, busy householdsView full post »

a lighthouse

buenos días! it’s so funny that after writing a greeting to you in spanish i just sit here, thoughts all spinningView full post »

am i ready for school to start?

my three youngest daughters start back to school wednesday. madison is actually duel-enrolling this year, which meansView full post »

beach pics? saddle up. here we go.

morning friends! i have to give fair warning because i don’t want anyone dropping in over here in the next twoView full post »

who do you think you are?

sunday dan, madi & i went to passion city church. i realize it’s confusing and hard to follow but we are veryView full post »

& he became a daddy…

we were wrapping up a date night together, sitting on the stairway beside what we affectionately refer to as the skinnyView full post »

the delicate dance

courtney’s blog is a continual source of encouragement. heck. courtney is a continual source of encouragement.View full post »