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Becoming a New Creation

“I can’t do this again,” I sighed to myself as we entered our new home. There had been too much transition, too much unknown, going on in recent days. We had to say goodbye to our friends and neighbors in our sleepy rural town, one in which we had resided for nearly ten years. After [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, spirituality|0 Comments

Balancing Mom and Writer: Author Accelerator Interview 3

So, I wasn't expecting to make this into a three-part series, but it turns out there's so much good info to include here that I couldn't really edit anything out. These ladies have an uncanny ability to really dig deeply into what matters as women, moms, and creative professionals. I think what makes writing so [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, writing|1 Comment

Balancing Mom and Writer: Author Accelerator Interview 2

Last week I shared with you the first three questions I asked Jennie Nash, Abby, and Melanie regarding their writing experiences while raising young kids. This post will explore a bit more of the inner dialogue (or perhaps monologue at times) that often occurs as you dig more deeply into your craft. We'll also discuss [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, writing|0 Comments

Balancing Mom and Writer: Author Accelerator Interview

I had the honor and privilege of doing an online interview with book coach and author Jennie Nash, along with two incredible women who are pursuing their own writing careers, Abby and Melanie. We mainly discussed the difficulty of managing the "mom" self with the "writer" self, especially as our children are really young and [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, writing|1 Comment

Catholic Cards

Sometimes I get stumped for creative and modern gift ideas for our godchildren or when our family is invited to a Baptism celebration, First Communion reception, or Confirmation party. How many rosaries will the child receive? How many prayer cards, books, missals, and statues? These are, of course, all wonderful gifts, but kids are often [...]