Don’t Wait Till The Doors Fall Off

If you follow me on Facebook you probably saw my post about pulling the door off my van yesterday. Yes, that happened. Yes I have superwoman strength ....more

Sippy Cups That DON’T LEAK! A Re-Play Giveaway

Let’s talk about third (or last) babies. They get so much attention from their siblings, so much adoration from their parents, and they get so, so cheated when it comes to Christmas presents. At least, mine did ....more

How God Met Me Last Year, Part 4

Sometime early last year, my friend and fellow pastor’s wife Julie mentioned that a woman named Barb Duguid was coming to speak at their church. Barb is a fellow pastor’s wife with 3 church plants under her belt, and Julie arranged some time our little pastor’s wives cohort to spend with her. As the meeting.. ....more

Stitch Fix Review, #4

It’s Stitch Fix review time! Or, as I think when I walk out on the porch to take photos, THE MOST AWKWARD TIME OF THE WEEK! Just kidding ....more

The Secret to Getting Alone Time

I’m writing this from my favorite local taco shop, late in the afternoon. Bob Marley is playing in the background and I’m alone. I don’t know what it’s like to have kids who can be left home by themselves, but I do know what it’s like to have a gaggle of girls ages 5 and.. ....more

How God Met Me Last Year, Part 3

I don’t really remember how it all came to a head. Duff knew I was struggling, we talked openly about it. But there was a point when things suddenly became more intense ....more

Follow Your Heart, Kid (Thrive Moms)

I’m over at Thrive Moms today, sharing about what we did when the cold, rainy weather ruined our last day at the beach. My kids were devastated. So I told them to follow their hearts… ...more

Dear Piper: 11 Months

Piper, The older you get, the more your name degrades into these cutsie, awful nicknames I can’t keep myself from using. Like this: Pipesie-Wipesie. What is that? ...more

How God Met Me Last Year – Part 2

So there was the comment from a friend that made me aware of the edge on my attitude, and there was the NUMBER, bigger than ours, from a younger church plant. The flicker grew into a flame, and then this other thing happened. We were meeting in the afternoons, so Duff did a fair amount.. ....more

How God Met Me Last Year – Part 1

You know how sometimes it’s hard to share about something when you’re in the thick of it? When you’re facing something hard and it’s a little disorienting and you just aren’t sure what it’ll look like on the other side? Sometimes the truth is too scary to say outloud ....more