6 Ways to Support Foster Care Families

March 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

We could not continue to be foster parents without the support of so many generous and kind people in our lives. Their support has enabled me to focus on the children in my care as well as building a relationship with the family of the child. [...]

My Journey: Through Grace to Gracie

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

I wasn’t ready any time soon to try again, even after my doctor told me I could. I’d always wanted to run a marathon, so I thought it would be a good goal to work towards—run my first marathon before turning 30. [...]

Shopping Carts and Life Lessons

January 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Teaching my children life lessons forces me to identify and refine my own worldview, and, more importantly, to consider how my actions support or counter my core values, because my children notice what I do more than they notice what I say. [...]

Along Came Katy

December 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

This was parenting lesson number three — being included at this stage is not your right anymore, it is a privilege. It is a gift and a blessing that they give you, and when you get invited, you go. [...]

My Journey: Dropping My Oldest Son Off At College

August 24, 2015 // 7 Comments

The other feeling I had when I saw that Bible on his desk was that maybe, just maybe, by the grace of God, I had done something right as a mother. One thing I've learned from my children is that their journey to faith is their own. Their own choice, their own passion, their own pace, and their own personal relationship. [...]