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How to Enjoy an 8-hour Road Trip with Young Kids

How to Enjoy an 8-hour Road Trip with Young Kids

Recently, my family had to embark on an 8-hour road trip, just to turn around and drive 8 hours back home two days later. It’s hard to find the words to describe how much I was dreading this trip, (and using words to describe things is kind of my specialty…). My kids...
An Open Letter to My Kids on Mother’s Day

An Open Letter to My Kids on Mother’s Day

My Dear Children, This Mother’s Day has me reflecting more than usual on my motherhood journey and each of your distinct roles in it. All 3 of you continue to shape me in different ways, with different challenges and different rewards. My beautiful Kelly Bean: You...
She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain…

She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain…

Every couple needs to get away from life once in a while and spend some time reconnecting. It’s so easy for life to get in the way and the next thing you know, you’re just going through the motions and passing each other by like ships in the night. I say every couple...
The Trap of Expectations

The Trap of Expectations

Are you good at managing expectations? This is something I’ve always struggled with and it applies to all aspects of my life. As a wife, I sometimes expect my husband to act a certain way or do a certain thing that he doesn’t do. I think we all can be guilty of that…...
The Worst Rejection or the Best Blessing?

The Worst Rejection or the Best Blessing?

A blessing in disguise A dream deferred Whatever you want to call it, it was one of the hardest moments of my life. My entire childhood, all I wanted was to be a ballerina. It’s a very common dream for little girls, but I was more serious about it than most. I read...
Everyday Craziness

Everyday Craziness

“To me, there is nothing very spectacular about this everyday craziness; it is just the result of following Jesus into the impossible, doing the little I can and trusting Him to do the rest.” – Katie Davis This quote popped up on my newsfeed the other day and it...
Become a Virtual Assistant for Free

Become a Virtual Assistant for Free

I’m still fairly new to the world of Virtual Assistants, and some days I’m not even sure that title fits my job anymore. Am I more of a copywriter? Am I a VA who offers content writing, among other things? It’s evolving and I think that’s ok. I’m learning as I go. I’m...

Pursuing My Own Peace

I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for six years. It was an easy choice for me to stop working and be home with my babies, but it was not an easy transition. I’ve always been a very driven person, working hard to achieve my next academic and then professional goal. I...