Category: From the Heart

Surviving Cancer

By Guest Blogger Holly Shuster I’m probably in the minority, but I’m grateful for the messiness of my kids. I’m glad that four years ago they had a particularly...

Sharing the Load

By Laura Simon When I decided to homeschool, I envisioned myself doing, well, everything. I’d discovered that most curriculum will pretty much walk the most clueless...

It Takes a Village

By Anonymous It Takes a Village … … not advantage. Let me start off by saying that I am all for helping people out. I really do think that the phrase,...

A Voice that Carries …

By Guest Blogger Angela Hackett Jenkins Life can be really hard and we all need to hear that we are not alone in the messy chapters of life. I’m a woman, wife,...

My Greatest Privilege

By Laura Simon When I got married, the pastor who officiated asked us to take a quiz to determine our love languages. It turns out that I am very much a “words of...

My 1 in 1,000

By Guest Blogger Dana Harrell April 10, 2013 is a date I will forever remember. It was a gorgeous day and the day my family was going to find out the sex of our baby! As...

A Girl Would Be So Easy, They Said

By Laura Simon When I was pregnant with both my boys, everyone from my first cousin to the stranger in the grocery store had something to say about life with boys....

Caring for Our Parents & Lessons Learned

By Guest Blogger Becky Wright I recently received a text from a friend asking about my experience as a “family caregiver.”  Basically, the text read “How did you...

When I Realized I Wasn’t OK

By Laura Simon I remember the day I realized something was wrong. My daughter was an infant…so young that I was still in my eight weeks of maternity leave…and my...

The Struggle Is Part of the Journey

By Guest Blogger Michelle Griffith I never wanted to be a mommy.  I’ll wait while you reread that to make sure you read it correctly. Good? Ok, here goes… As a...