Justification

Justification

A friend of mine and I were talking the other day and she said “I’m home right now, and I don’t need to have a blog to justify it.” It struck a cord with me. I felt like I had been slapped.  I have a blog. This blog create's zero income for my family at [...]

Identity

Identity

Just a few short years ago I went through a massive personal crisis. I had given up my life career to take on another dream. Motherhood. I loved it. I had prayed for it. I was living it the absolute best way too. I mean, I knew my kids sleep schedules, I faithfully read to [...]

Celebrate Now!

Celebrate Now!

Life can be so hard at times. Things can be thrown at you that you are unprepared for, and that knocks the wind right out of you. Things that despite your best efforts you have no control over. I have a saying personally about this. "We don't get to write our stories. God does that. [...]

What are the Keys to a High Performance Marriage?

What are the Keys to a High Performance Marriage?

Last December, we had the unique opportunity to sit down with Ted Lowe from MarriePeople as we discussed a few concepts from our upcoming book.  This site provides amazing tools to couples of any age as it navigates today's biggest topics while providing simple ways for couples to make marriag more real, fun, and simple. [...]

Creating Emotional Health in Your Relationship

Creating Emotional Health in Your Relationship

According to Manslow's hierarchy there are nine top emotional needs that every human being needs in order to manage life well. The top nine are, security, volition, attention, emotional connection, connection to the community, privacy, a sense of status, a sense of achievement, and meaning. If we are low in any of these areas we [...]

Productivity

Productivity

"Some days I feel like the internet is 100 versions of "strive for greatness!" and "how she's killing the game and you can, too!" and "these are the 64863 things successful people do before dawn."  But how about this: you don't have to crush or kill or slay anything today. You don't have to strive [...]