Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

The shelves at the store have been a little bare these days. The toilet paper aisle is decimated. Shopping for flour, mac and cheese, rice, and fresh meat feels like a scavenger hunt. Hand sanitizer has become liquid gold. For many, lost jobs and paychecks make hunger...
7 Ways to Handle Your Daughter’s Big Feelings

7 Ways to Handle Your Daughter’s Big Feelings

The tween and teen years can transform your calm, easygoing daughter into an emotional mess!  One minute she’s excited about tomorrow, and the next she’s stressed and insecure. She’s lively and cheerful with her own friends, yet quiet and standoffish with yours. She’s...
I’m Kinda Over It… How About You?

I’m Kinda Over It… How About You?

A month ago, I went into self-quarantine for two weeks on the heels of an international trip. It honestly felt like a sweet deal as I gained a forced break from our usual crazy calendar. I had hours of bonus time with Rob and a houseful of kids. Work was interrupted...
Why This Could Be the Best Easter for Your Family

Why This Could Be the Best Easter for Your Family

Remember last Easter? You were coloring eggs and filling baskets with chocolate bunnies and treats. Flowery dresses and crisply-ironed shirts were hanging at the ready for Sunday morning church. You chatted with your relatives about who would bring the rolls or fruit...