faith, family, fear, parenting, personal relationships

thoughts about my first born on her 8th birthday. 

Can I be sappy for a minute, please? (Let's be real. I'm typing this whether you like it or not, with or without your permission). My sweet girl, my first born is 8 years old today and it's giving me all the feels.  I took this picture on her 6th birthday, 2 years ago today,… Continue reading thoughts about my first born on her 8th birthday. 

emotions, family, love, parenting, personal relationships

how to raise your kids.

Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. -Proverbs 22:6 But if anyone leads astray one of these little children who believe in me he would be better off thrown into the depths of the sea with a mill-stone hung round his neck!… Continue reading how to raise your kids.

anger, Christ, emotions, love, personal relationships

people suck sometimes.

It's really just a fact of life that I think we all need to accept and get over, and I mean that as optimistically as possible. People can just really be rotten sometimes, you know? That might be mean to say, and I'm not trying to say I don't still love people, but just because… Continue reading people suck sometimes.

anger, anxiety, emotions, fear, loneliness, love, personal relationships

take off your band-aid.

Want to hear the most precious story in all the world? My relationship of about a year ended a few weeks ago. But that's not the story, thankfully. No. The sweet part is that as I was taking it pretty hard the next day, my three-year old daughter came to me while I was laying in bed… Continue reading take off your band-aid.

anger, anxiety, Christ, emotions, faith, fear, loneliness, love, personal relationships, sex, testimony, trust, worth

all the single ladies.

Girls, girls, girls, girls, girls... Let's talk. I'm really afraid for girls these days. It scares me that I'm raising a daughter in this world. The thought occurred to me that at the age of 12, I desired to be "sexy." And that's awful. I should have been wrapped up in school and my friends,… Continue reading all the single ladies.