my kiddo climbing a ladder at the playground

In case I haven’t shared this statement enough, FALL IS HERE, and I’m loving it! It’s the season for all things pumpkin, for changing leaves, for scarves, mugs, and apple pie, for bonfires and football and candles. As a country girl, I’m also particularly aware that fall is harvest season, and that this time of… Read More


Hi there! Welcome to my little series called Encouraging Bible Verses. When I was a teen, one of my besties, Rebecca, and I were inspired to start encouraging others with Bible verses. We had a great time getting together and choosing our favorites to share. We’d write each verse on about 50 cards, then mix… Read More


We had just finished a delicious breakfast. Our 19-month-old, Sylvie, was playing in the living room, Kai and daddy were looking at Legos, and I was cleaning up our dishes. I had been laughing about something Kai said when I realized Sylvie was too quiet. We moms have this experience pretty much every day. I… Read More


My son is growing in his faith, but he’s always been a little hesitant to show it in prayer. My husband and I put our heads together, and decided to teach him a prayer that he could memorize and say before meals. We also pray together before bedtime, and Kai has started to add his… Read More


I’m old at heart. I can’t wait for the day I’m in some retirement community, eating pudding and playing bingo. I like to say things like “Land’s sakes!” and complain about how potato chip bags are shrinking and how when I was a kid, you could get a gallon of gas for under a dollar.… Read More