Lightbulb Moments

Photo courtesy of GaborfromHungary

I didn’t know it at the time, but the day I met Jolene Philo in 2011 was the beginning of a long writing journey that ultimately led to a contract with a literary agent and most recently a contract with a publishing house for my first book.  Jolene and I meet at Panera to eat…… Continue reading Lightbulb Moments

These Feet Will Walk Away – A Mama’s Mini Memoir

His feet are adorable. I sit here beside my sleeping teenager who is slowly coming out of anesthesia. With an IV in his hand, warm blankets on his lap and cute one-size-fits-all footies on his size 12 feet, I can’t stop looking at him. He just had a procedure that will hopefully give us answers…… Continue reading These Feet Will Walk Away – A Mama’s Mini Memoir

For This Child I Prayed

Photo By Katie Swanson Photography

He sings most nights. People find it cute that my youngest lulls himself to sleep with song. But I know those melodies are God reminding me, “Enjoy this one and remember what I did for you.” Years ago, my best friend and I found out we were pregnant within weeks of each other. I was…… Continue reading For This Child I Prayed

Flip Shots on YouTube (A Shameless Plug) Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.Dorothy Parker My middle son, Owen, was born with equal parts imagination and a determination (stubbornness may be a more accurate term.) I believe both of these things play a role in his ability to create some pretty cool trick-shot videos for Flip Shots, his YouTube…… Continue reading Flip Shots on YouTube (A Shameless Plug)