Having grown up in the Church, I have heard what I like to call the “Priority Mantra” more times than I can count. This is the principle that our major life priorities should fall in this order: God first, spouse second, children third. It always seemed like a simple concept, and one which made complete … Continue reading Who Holds Your Heart?
Alright men of the first world, I have some really bad news: there's a strong chance the woman in your life is having an emotional affair. I know. It's hard to swallow. Give yourself a minute to process this. It's likely been going on for over a year now. Unbeknownst to you, she's been comparing you … Continue reading Your Husband Will Never Be Jack Pearson
We have four pieces of exercise equipment in our house: a medicine ball, one set of free weights, a resistance band, and a yoga mat. You don't need to get fancy or break the bank to have a great workout at home. I began working out more frequently from home after my son was born. … Continue reading My Favorite [At-Home] Full Body Workout
"Mommy, mommy!" a little girl shouted from across the aisle. "Look mommy! The ocean! A speedboat! Look how big and still and blue it is..." and her voice trailed off in wonder. Our plane was ascending rapidly, engines blazing out of LAX to avoid the smoke from the ever-growing wildfires. I quickly slid my window … Continue reading Oceans and Wildfires