My Why Behind Coloring Gospel Truths

  After being asked several times if I would make my book launch party speech into a blog post, I have decided to oblige. I did make some edits so that it would make sense in this context, but all in all this is the speech in its entirety. Click here if you’d like to […]

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What Are You Trying To Do? Connecting Planning & Faith

Recently I’ve found myself asking a new question to my children when they object – “But I wasn’t trying to ________!” (Fill in the blank with: hit him, break that, run around the house screaming, etc.) I have started turning the phrase around on them and asking “What WERE you trying to do?” They especially […]

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The Definition Of Love

I’ve been feeling a bit defensive lately. For a while there Part 2 of our adoption story videos was getting close to 1,000 plays a day on YouTube. I was extremely honest in those videos about my post-adoption depression and how difficult our experience has been. People don’t seem to like that. The negative comments […]

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To My Teacher Friends: We Love Them More

I have two kids going into Kindergarten and a first time public school student going into 4th grade this year. My little girl, whom I have always homeschooled, and my baby boys are about to spend all day away from me, with teachers I have never met before in my life. Needless to say, emotions are […]

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Good, Bad, Truth Podcast – Episode 2

  I can’t explain why, but people actually listened to our podcast. It’s crazy. So we have done another. And will probably do another. And another. Until you guys literally scream at us and say “Stop! We can’t stand listening to your voices any more!” In this episode we talk about our music and tv […]

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