Authenticity Anyone?

The longer I walk this earth and parent and spend time with people, the more I realize how desperately we crave authenticity in our relationships.…


The Mom at the Game

I never really thought of myself as a person who would see being a mom through the lens of a sports analogy. But here I am, seeing my three very…


Super Heroes and Scaredy Squirrels

In my mind, I really do want to be Wonder Woman—the greatest superheroine ever.  As a young girl, I was enamored by Lynda Carter with all……


Allowing the Shepherd to Carry You Through Postpartum Life

Isaiah 40:11 “He tends his flock like a shepherd:     He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart;…


Past the Scenic Outlook

Our family loves the mountains. I grew up going to Colorado almost every summer. We have taken our children back there too, and some of my favorite…


If I'm a #MomFail, Can I Still Get to the Parenting Promised Land?

I thought being a mom was the hardest thing I’d ever done until I tried to write an article about being a mom. I’ve been a momma for ten years…


Moms—There Are Just No Equals

Mother’s Day is the time-honored holiday where we take a break to honor the moms in our lives. It’s the day when we pamper our moms and wives by…


Living Selflessly in Our Selfie-Taking World

I have a love-hate relationship with our culture. On the one hand, as a licensed professional counselor and relationship junkie, I love observing…


Something worth stewing over

Something Worth Stewing Over

Happy March! I hope you’re thawing out a bit after what seems to have been the eternal polar vortex.  My family is currently enjoying…