3 truths for the child (and mama) who need to know the plan

It does not matter what we are doing, my five-year-old daughter wants to know the plan.  Where are we going? What are we going to do? Why? Who’s…


The Quintessential Christian Mom

Everyone has a story of perseverance. We all have a time in our life that we look back on having been glad we made it through.  I look back…


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;…


Why New Dads Should Go on a Post-Partum Diet

If there’s one four-letter word I can’t stand, it’s the one heard most often in January: diet. Maybe I should blame it on being raised as a Baptist.…


Purpose in a New Mom's Pain

I have been struggling lately. Certain seasons unfortunately carry with them a weight of pain that sometimes feels unbearable. For me, recovering…


Grace for the New Mom

 I don’t even know where to begin. The past six weeks have been one beautiful, miraculous mess. Wesley Noah is here, and he has turned our worlds…


I’m Scared to Hold a Baby

Few things in life scare me as much as holding another person’s child. I know that sounds weird, but allow me the opportunity to unpack my emotions…


Decide to Discipline: Toddlers

Toddlers learn to control before they learn to communicate. In actuality, tears and tantrums are a form of vocabulary. Think of it as the way your…