Parents’ Guide to Social Media, Technology, & Teens

Gone are the days of rotary phones and passing notes. We’re living in a digital age and we need to get up to speed or our kids will leave us in the dust. There’s much to consider when it comes to setting our kids “free” with technology that has Internet capabilities...

GREATER: Life Lessons on the Field

I can hardly stand it!  Just a few more weeks and this former high school football team water girl will be back on the sidelines yelling for her team! Yes, that season is fast approaching and as much as I hate to see summer leave us, I love to slide into football...

They Inspire Me

Inspiration is “the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.” I would add that inspiration stimulates you to do something GOOD. If you haven’t noticed, I’m kind of a freak about Doing...

The 33

Last night was date night with my boys (13 and 15). We went to see “The 33” and we’re not sorry. The boys and I were very moved by the movie and would definitely recommend it. (Though maybe not from the front row, which was our only option. Oy! It...

Woodlawn

Last night, we filled our family room with friends for an ADVANCED SCREENING of the new Christian movie we’ve all been waiting for – WOODLAWN. This movie is truly top-notch entertainment with a bold Gospel message. Before I tell you about the movie, let me tell you...

A Week of Lean and Green #1

I am a meal planner and have been for about 12 years now. I typically do a two-week plan and then create my grocery list accordingly. It saves us money, I almost always have what I need when I need it, and we eat much healthier. Seriously, what do you do when...

My Sacred Yeses

Dear Susie, This summer, I had the privilege of leading a group of women through your new book, Your Sacred Yes: Trading Life-Draining Obligation for Freedom, Passion, and Joy. When I was given the opportunity to review your book, I knew immediately that this was a...

Traveling Lighter: No More Weighty Baggage

        I’ve carried around a lot of weighty baggage … until now. My first memory related to my weight happened when I was about 9 years old. I remember that I was wearing tan corduroy pants that were snug. I was hanging over the back of our loveseat when a friend of...