And a Little Child Shall Lead Them: An Open Letter to My Children

Bottle it up . . . That’s what I want to do. I want to bottle up your innocence and your smile and your glorious little laugh. I want to bottle up your wonder and your warm hugs and crooked drawings and save them for a rainy day.   If I had it my way, […]

MeeGeniuns: Five New Releases For Summer 2013

I am excited to announce that I am partnering with Meegenius on five new titles. So for all of you brave moms who let your toddler play with your iPhone, iPad or Nook despite the fact they are covered in cookie and mystery goop . . . I will be hanging out in your tech […]

The Who Inspires You Series: A Love Letter for My Love of a Lifetime

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim Because it was grassy […]

Inspiration Through a Mother’s Eyes: Who Inspires You?

Benji . . . Our youngest son. Our tiny somebody. A brilliant reminder of God’s grace. Before Benji came into the world they thought he’d be too small. I can still remember being rushed to the hospital after an ultrasound revealed that our nearly full term baby was barely 4 pounds, hardly moving. Prayers went […]

Learning to Let Go

“The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away.” Job 1:21 KJV It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Jack flying as fast as he can after a wayward gummy bear! I shuffle my socks quickly across the kitchen floor with my last bit of energy and pull it from his grasp. Nine month olds and un-chewable, dust […]