My first conference as a speaker

October 30, 2014

My first job out of college was teaching at a private Christian school outside of Houston. I had graduated that May and searched and searched for a job and finally this job… Read More

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions: Kelly Stewart

October 27, 2014

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll have a couple of friends share some of their family holiday traditions with you. I hope you enjoy and I would love to hear some… Read More

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Happy Hour #21 with Laura Ingram & Kimberly Stewart

October 22, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week’s podcast is with  my friends Kimberly and Laura who both live on my street and all of our husbands work together. This was… Read More


Talking to your kids teachers about adoption

October 22, 2014

Recently I was talking with one of my boys and the conversation led to me asking if they are ever sad at school. He paused a bit and then told me that… Read More

Happy Hour #20 with Kate Conner
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Happy Hour #20 with Kate Conner

October 13, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on the Happy Hour Podcast is Kate Conner, who is the author of two books: Enough & 10 Things For Teen Girls. I… Read More

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How you can help: Movie & Fundraiser

October 11, 2014

Sometimes the issues of sex trafficking seem so huge, that it makes me want to just crawl in a corner and not believe it even exists. I begin to feel as though… Read More


My biggest, lamest fear this week.

October 8, 2014

My mom walks 5 days a week no matter how hot or cold it might be, and she has been doing this for almost 12 years where they currently live. I did… Read More

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Things I’m loving: Fall, Rachel Lyn Photography, Gnomadic, & Texas football

October 4, 2014

Happy Saturday ya’ll! The weather here in Texas is amazing and makes me so happy. We get this fabulous Fall that makes me giddy with excitement and I want to start every… Read More

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Happy Hour Podcast #19 with Gloria Furman

October 3, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour #19 is with my friend Gloria Furman. Gloria and her husband have four kid and live in Dubai, where they started a church.… Read More

2 Corinthians 4-17-18 says this, “For

This is momentary friends.

September 23, 2014

God’s been teaching me something lately that has been rocking my world. Lately I have been trying to filter everything through the lens of an eternal perspective. There is an eternity that… Read More


I’ll never have a pretty table.

September 22, 2014

Let me tell you there are lots of things I’m not good at. In fact sometimes those things seem to blare at me and can make me feel insecure. In these moments… Read More


Teaching this Fall

September 19, 2014

This Fall holds something for me that is super new. For the past few years I have been speaking to a handful of MOPS groups around town and I loved every single… Read More

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Happy Hour #18 with Jessi Connolly

September 18, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour #18 is with my friend Jessi Connolly. Jessi and I are online friends and so it’s always super fun when I get to… Read More

Stitch Fix #12 Review & an amazing

Stitch Fix #12 & cookies

September 17, 2014

I want to tell you all about my latest stitch fix (actually a few weeks old now) but before I do that I need to let you know that last week I… Read More