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Celebrate Father’s Day, Even Without Your Dad

2020-07-07T09:38:46-05:00

I took the picture above of my husband and our daughter when she graduated from nursing school. Her eyes say it all. They're filled with joy. Adoration. Deep connection. It's as if she's saying, "Wow! Look at how far we've come, Dad." This summer, I'm on a mission to give you the best encouragement I [...]

Celebrate Father’s Day, Even Without Your Dad2020-07-07T09:38:46-05:00

If You Feel Like the Worst Mother Ever, Try This

2020-05-22T13:49:17-05:00

I stood in the driveway barefooted, with tears running down my cheeks, as I watched Will, my 20-year-old son, leave home. I had no idea where he would spend the night. I had no idea what obstacles he would encounter along the way. I didn't know why I agreed to let him drive across the [...]

If You Feel Like the Worst Mother Ever, Try This2020-05-22T13:49:17-05:00

What I Wish I’d Known When I Was a New Mom

2020-05-09T17:09:05-05:00

“Here’s your sweet baby girl!” the beaming nurse said as she bent down toward the operating table, so I could see my newborn daughter. When I first laid eyes on her tiny face, tears of joy spilled down my cheeks. Then a wave of panic set in. What did I know about being a mother? [...]

What I Wish I’d Known When I Was a New Mom2020-05-09T17:09:05-05:00