Why I force myself to go to church

What does your Sunday look like? Sometimes it is our one day with nothing at all happening. Nothing. So, I am not going to lie. We sleep in … meaning Larson and I sleep in… and the early birds (Ron and Ella) get up and do their favorite things. Ron goes on a run and […]

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me In College

This past week, I had the amazing honor of returning to Auburn University and speaking to my sorority – Phi Mu. It’s been more than 20 years since I was in their shoes. In 1994, I walked onto that campus so nervous yet so expectant. I was leaving my home state of Georgia and a […]

I’ll tell you why motherhood stresses me out so bad

FIRST… please read this! I am WELL AWARE of the absolute horrific tragedy that is Houston and surrounding cities. I am horrified, saddened and praying. Our hearts are broken for these families and ready to help.   Here’s a few reasons I’m wound up and stressed out this week. Well… Ella needs surgery because I […]

I don’t even recognize ME anymore

I will never forget this teary phone call with my friend. We were talking about how tired we were as young moms and how much we loved it – yet we yearned for something more with our days. We were trying to pump each other up, but we were both in the same shoes. We […]