Category - Life

When Your Vision for 2020 Isn’t So 20/20

We just entered a new year and while I have so much to be grateful for, the past few months have been difficult. About halfway through 2019, we made the decision to sell our home and build a house. Logically, it all made sense. The market, the timing, the age of our kids — it all seemed sort of “perfect.”  We put our house on the...

A Daily Declaration for Decluttering Your Soul

Every day is another opportunity for a fresh start. But the reality is, life is complicated and the consequences of living an overwhelmed life are real. As soon as I wake up, it’s a bare-knuckle fight to be intentional, present, and self-controlled. Before I’ve had at least one cup of coffee, “taking every thought captive”...

The Cultures We Create For Our Kids

I was about to post this vacation photo on social media last week, and a simple thought hit me out of nowhere. I realized that this was not only our daughter, Greylynn’s, first beach trip, but the picture I was posting was her first ever “beach pic.” I know, I know, new parents are super weird about firsts 😂. This thought hit...

3 Keys for Stopping Shame In Its Tracks

Several months ago I had an important meeting on my schedule and I spent several days preparing for it. I was a little nervous, but I was also excited. I tend to over-prepare, but unfortunately for this meeting, I way over-prepared. I stayed up past 2 AM the night before and woke up the next morning feeling terrible. I thought I would be fine, but...

20 Life Lessons I Learned From My Two Year Old

When I became a dad a little over two years ago I knew I had a lot to learn about becoming a parent. What I didn’t expect is just how much my son would teach me about life in general. I’m sure I have many more lessons to learn in the years ahead, but in the mean time I thought I would share this selection of 20: 1. Saturday mornings...