Category Archives: parenting

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 »

it’s a big day around here

i’ve mentioned before that this has been a mighty tough year for madison. not only is the junior yearView full post »

my valentines day birthday girl turns 20!

i’ve spent some time the last few days thinking about your upcoming birthday. besides the fact that i can’tView full post »

all i have….and a giveaway

i have some precious friends of mine who are currently going through the fire. very scary times and full of uncertaintyView full post »

helping them find their way & a fall sneak peek from John Wind

  i think one of the most challenging aspects of parenting is helping our children find their way through the maze ofView full post »