To my toddler, love Mommy

I'm sorry. I'm sorry that sometimes Mommy becomes frustrated and I fail to keep it together. I'm sorry that no matter how many times I tell myself I'm going to give gentle parenting a try, I fail and have to start over. I'm sorry that I don't always count to 10 before responding to you.... Continue Reading →

The other day, I was scrolling through social media and I came upon a shared status that essentially degraded fathers. It talked about how fathers have no real claim to their children and how they will never understand what it means to take care of a child. It talked about how mothers are sent straight... Continue Reading →

Finding peace in the Father

Two years ago, I sat alone at home while Dustin was at work. I was supposed to be going over to our neighbor's house to hang out and have a girls' night, but before that, I had to do one thing. I had been sick for a week and I thought I'd figured out why.... Continue Reading →

The value of a good church

I personally think there's something incredible, almost overwhelming, about watching people arrive at church. Dustin and I have started doing bits and pieces more to help around the church, and part of that is arriving early. Last Sunday, I sat in my pew, the same pew I always sit in towards the back, and just... Continue Reading →

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