Family Category

Back to School

It’s that time of the year already….time for school to start back. In our community, many schools have already started, and most of the rest are starting back this week. It’s an exciting time, and we are praying for you and your children as the new school year adventures begin. Whether your children attend a public […]

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Summer Travel Tips

Let’s talk summer travel! We recently got home from our big two week road trip! I wanted to share just a few travel thoughts for anyone else who has a big trip coming up. Slow down! And, I’m not talking about how you drive. Enjoy the moments. Savor it. Be fully present. I have found […]

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Game Seven

Fourteen years ago, Kara and I took a road trip out west when I graduated medical school. Currently, we are making a similar trip  with our girls. As we are traveling across the country, one thing that it seems every place has in common: sports. I’ve seen baseball diamonds in towns that didn’t even have […]

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Giving Your Kids Jesus Part VI: Live With Purpose

Have you ever heard the phrase “Cleaning the house with a toddler present is like shoveling the driveway in a snow storm.” Can anyone relate? (And all the hands go up!) There have been times in my life that I have felt the “Why bother?” or “Does it even matter?” Here I am spending all […]

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Giving Your Kids Jesus Part IV: Be Intentional

  We have talked about the importance of redefining what success looks like in our homes. We talked about how we can’t give what we don’t have — the journey of giving our kids Jesus begins with us! And, we’ve talked about the importance of bringing them along with us. The next couple of posts […]

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