Category Archives: parenting

she’s backpacking europe!

(janet hill. trouble arrives) i think they started loosely planning their post-grad adventure to europe sometime perhapsView full post »

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 »

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 »

that they know jesus

i spend a lot of time thinking about mothering & assessing how i think it’s all going. not unlike most everyView 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 »

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 »