Summer is quickly approaching and many people, including myself, are gearing up for family vacations and weekend escapes. As we “get away,” no matter for how long, there is potential to forget to invite Jesus along with us.
Google the phrase “mommy wars” and you’ll find a long list of blogs and articles defending working mothers, others advocating for women to stay in the home, and many calling us all to “just get along!”.
The Easter Bunny.... what’s not to love? A human-sized rodent, dressed in his Sunday best, delivers candy and stuffed animals to children on Easter morning. Not only does he come bearing gifts, but this bunny happens to have an abundance of eggs that he likes to hide in yards and bushes and.....wait...... what?
With Easter and the Lent season (barely) behind us, my heart feels renewed and ready for Spring’s beauty. Spring brings restoration to winter’s barren trees and flowers, along with renewal...
My oldest child is CRA-ZAY on candy! She has a lot of energy already, but candy sends her into “rare form.” As each holiday rolls around the calendar, I’m always trying to find alternative treats to candy. So here’s your not-quite-comprehensive guide to a candy-free or candy-lite Easter basket.
I couldn’t believe it. I was looking at an ultrasound picture of the baby girl we were going to adopt! This little girl would round our family out to the magic number of four.
During the month of February, our Council Road Women’s Ministry is talking about sharing the love. Not just chocolate-hearts-and-roses kind of “Valentisey love”, but all the ways we humans love.
Our first Christmas as a married couple nearly killed the joy. My husband and I both LOVE Christmas - so much so that we choose our wedding date to be just seven days shy of December 25th. We are crazy about having an anniversary in that dreamy season. However, our very first Christmas as a brand new family of two was tough to navigate.