This Christmas was simultaneously/equally joy-filled and pain-filled. Challenging relationships and the reality of strained interpersonal family dynamics during the holidays can often hit us hard when the dream is for something far richer to be shared. Some circumstances (I’d rather refrain from explaining) leading up to Christmas Day didn’t quite go as we’d hoped or … Continue Reading

I’m really behind in posting this but for good reason. I went offline during all of last week to be intentionally present with the family. Prepping for Christmas and guests was more than enough for my plate, but I still wanted to share with you the fun night we had before the guests came. I … Continue Reading

You may remember a few weeks ago Matt and I got to take a trip up the coast, just the two of us. We love to plan out time together without the kids, especially when there is a busier season we are about to head into…and I’m so glad we planned that time just before … Continue Reading