2018. Post 45/100. Toddlers are little sponges. Toddlers also don't understand logic or reasoning. So talking to my toddler (M) about Jesus gets interesting. A mom in my virtual mama community (thank you, Facebook) posted about tips/tricks/resources/recommendations for talking to her toddler about all things relating to faith. After typing up a lengthy response, I … Continue reading Teaching My Toddler About Jesus
2018. Post 44/100. Today I turned 30 years old. Chad took the day off so that I could spend the day doing whatever I wanted. He surprised me with the most thoughtful booklet filled with sweet, encouraging, and funny things and a sweet gift to edit photos of our kids. He got me coffee, cleaned … Continue reading Thirty
2018. Post 42/100. I'm literally living my dream in this season. I'm married to a man who knows and loves Jesus and leads our family in joyful service. I have three beautiful, healthy daughters who are well-routined and absolutely adorable. My relationships with my mom, dad, and sister are the strongest they've ever been. I … Continue reading When Life Is Good, Is Jesus Still Better?
2018. Post 35/100. A number of people have asked me about our adoption story: why we chose to adopt, why we chose to adopt between having biological children, what it was like working with an adoption consultant, why we chose domestic adoption, why we chose an open adoption... and on and on I could go. … Continue reading Adoption Series: Introduction
2018. Post 33/100. Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. Hebrews 3:12-13 (ESV) The … Continue reading 4 Signs You’re Hardening Your Heart
2018. Post 32/100. You've probably heard the phrase, "Never skip leg day." It's meant to jokingly encourage total body workouts so you don't end up with gigantic back and arm muscles and little legs, looking a tad lopsided and setting yourself up to be the target of jokes. It's also generally targeted towards men, … Continue reading Never Skip the Proverbial Leg Day
2018. Post 29/100. Life with 3 under 3 is unpredictable. Thankfully with sleep training I (usually) get a couple hours of peace and quiet in the middle of the day. There are days where everyone is on schedule and my living room looks social media perfect. There are days where everyone is mellow and going … Continue reading Embracing the Chaos: 3 S’s to Sanity