Family God Moments

Our Family’s Journey to Find God in the Everyday

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How being a parent STILL helps me understand God’s love!

My youngest child turned 5 years old this week. My baby has somehow become this sweet, independent, intelligent, compassionate little girl. She is someone I delight to be around – not just because she’s my daughter but because of the person she has become! Continue reading


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Is it time to celebrate Christmas yet?!

As we quickly approached Christmas, I heard the following question countless times:  “Are you ready for Christmas?” I asked this question myself a few times. I know what it implies – trust me…

Did you purchase and wrap the perfect gift for all of your friends and family? Is the house clean and the decorations immaculate? Have you planned the perfect menu? Did you fight the grocery store crowds to purchase 10 packages of cream cheese and every variety of booze your guests could desire? 

My answer every time, of course, was a stressful “No!” Continue reading


the Beauty in the Broken

Our little family made the 2-hour trek to my hometown for Labor Day weekend. With 2 kids and 2 dogs, we brought chaos to Grandma and Grandpa’s otherwise calm home! The weekend was a last minute getaway; nothing on the schedule, nowhere to go, no expectations. Continue reading

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Hospitality: to both friend and stranger

Just made it home from a week-long family vacation in Wyoming… One full week, 12 people, no schedule! It was amazing time away, and I’m having a hard time readjusting to the real world. Sitting at my computer and trying to focus on work at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning will be difficult! Continue reading