Seeking a Village

Recently I was blessed with a whole weekend off of full-time mommy-ing to go to a conference all about mommy-ing with a few new, also mommy-ing friends. We all knew from the get-go that the conference was really just a good excuse to get out of the house for an extended period of time, but…

Mom Guilt: We Gotta Talk About It

Mom Guilt. We have to talk about it. Every single one of you mothers out there probably knows exactly what I am talking about. That’s because the “Mom Guilt” started before your little one even arrived. Maybe you went to a whiskey tasting right before taking a positive pregnancy test, or maybe you ate a…

Take A Vacation!

Disneyland is for kids…or is it? I sit here bone weary (23,284 steps) after just one day in Disneyland. Granted we did get up at 3:00 AM on spring forward Sunday just to begin our trip. My wife, Dena, and I are kicking off a 40th wedding anniversary trip with three days in Disneyland’s Magic…

Being Thankful During a Season of Disappointment

Like many in my generation, I went to college determined to study and major in the subject that I was most passionate about. I did not know exactly what it would look like to work in that field, but that wasn’t the point. God would provide the opportunities I needed to be successful, I was…