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Celebrate With Me! (for a few days!)

Good gracious. There certainly is a lot to writing a post to celebrate your own life, when you are smack dab in the middle of living it. This year, this moment…. I am celebrating the 12 year old who…

When All We See Is Perhaps All We Want To Know?

The tricky thing about the beginning of the school year is this. Every picture you see with a child in cute new clothing and a huge back-to-school smile, has a parent or caregiver on the other side of that…

Motherhood Will Disappoint You If….

Today, I took a long and very deep sleep nap. I don’t think I have slept like this since my last baby was born. Six years ago. When motherhood seemed so desperate to find time for a little rest…

Dear Dreamer of Mine (the day is almost here!)

My youngest little girl came to my bedside this morning, with her brown hair all wild from overnight braids. Her rosy cheeks from sleeping were smiling full and she had excitement in here eyes. I was half asleep. Was…

You Would Never Know, But It is Time That I Told You

If there is one wise thing I have learned over the years, (and I mean the hard way,) it would be this: Words do not always need to be spoken or shared. When you are a verbal processor (as…

You Should Never Have To Do Motherhood Alone

Two years ago, I sat on the edge of the local pool in the heat of the summer and had a conversation with another mother that transformed my life. She asked me why I was not attending the local…

Finding Your Way Back From Overwhelmed

I don’t know why every epiphany I have needs to be preceded by an emotional roller coaster; defeated shoulders slinking into a hot, lavender bubble bath; and my mind reeling from mounting stress. I tell myself how overworked, overwhelmed,…

Book Launch Team Invitation

Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to announce that on September 1st my first book {Why} Motherhood Matters will be launching! Written as an invitation to any woman walking through a season of wondering if her life and investment even matters,…

You Are Welcome World

We homeschool. When we started this journey over 20 years ago, it was foreign and speculative to many. It still may be. I don’t know. We were judged, talked about, and under observation and gossip from very close family…

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