Category: family


Where Have all the Nice People Gone?

#sueaallen #gratefulness #kindness

Happy Thanksgiving!


The Importance of Confession and Forgiveness in Marriage

You can get to a place of forgiveness by reminding yourself that “You mess up too.” We all do. We all are messes needing a Saviour.


What can you learn from a puppy and a toddler?

We got a puppy for Christmas…thinking it would be a good idea. I think the jury is still out. Especially since I am the one who wakes up to take her outside when the whimpering becomes overwhelming. Plus, there are these sharp spikes protruding from her mouth. They sink into the back of your leg when least expected. We have a toddler too. He … Read More What can you learn from a puppy and a toddler?


5 Tips for Christmas

So, I’ve been thinking (which is a bit of a rarity around here)…go ahead and take a breath and allow yourself to relax, chill a bit, and truly enjoy this holiday season.



Whatever summer plans you have…take Jesus with you. Make Him in a priority in whatever you do.


Did You Get on the Bus, Gus?

Our rambunctious 3-year old keeps begging us to ride a bus. Repeatedly. Like non-stop, if you know what I mean. Everyday he sits and waits for his big brother to arrive home from school on a bright, yellow school bus. When we are out and about, inevitably we see a bus rush by, packed to the brim. In the eyes of our toddler, we are … Read More Did You Get on the Bus, Gus?



As parents, we are all on the same team. Trying to raise conscientious, courteous and well-rounded kiddos. However, not every day looks entirely picture perfect (and unfortunately, I am having one of those days). So here is my gift of wishes to you, my fellow parents… I Wish…. 1. The 5-minute snooze in the car would not annihilate the afternoon naptime. 2. Temper-tantrums sounded … Read More 20 THINGS PARENTS WISH FOR


My Adoption Journey

I wanted to share about my adoption journey, as written by my church @AustinStone. I want others to know that inwardly it was a struggle for me to listen and obey. I fought adoption for several months while my husband patiently waited and prayed. I thought I was too old. I thought I was too busy. I thought it was somebody else’s calling. Looking … Read More My Adoption Journey


Black Out

There come times in life where we don’t know how we manage. Looking back, I can barely remember a thing.

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