Category: From the Heart

New Mom Live & Learns

By Katie Moosbrugger *With a new year ahead of us, I thought this post would be a great reminder for parents looking to start something new or try something different....

A Better Me

By Heather Miller If I am being completely honest, I am happy to see 2016 go. This has been a rough year for me, and I am ready to greet a new year. That being said, I...

Confessions of a Wannabe Wife and Mom

By Guest Blogger Danya M. Jordan Dear Wife and Mom, As we wind down from holiday festivities, I wanted to take a few moments, from a single woman’s perspective, to...

The Power of Buddie

By Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA When I married my wife, I also married her childhood dog “Buddie”. It has been almost a year since Buddie left us. Yet, I can spend...

The Best Gift of the Season

By Rachel Hoeing This blog was written by Rachel five years ago, but it is something that we think is worth sharing over and over again. Rachel has said that this gift...

A Marriage Restored

By Guest Blogger Suzanne Danhauer 2015 was one of the most painful years of my life. I never want to repeat it, and at the same time I am intensely grateful for it. We...

Maybe It’s Time to Hug It Out

By Guest Blogger Stacy Leighton “When in doubt, hug it out!” While this advice rings true no matter your age or the time of year, it seems particularly...

Darn It, I’m So Thankful

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon On my first Thanksgiving as a wife, I decided to throw open the doors of my 900-square-foot house and make dinner for both sides of our...

Big Family Living

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Ruiz It seems that everywhere I go I get stares, looks, comments, pointing, and the occasional under-breath snicker.  Do I invoke curiosity?...

Skate

By Kelly Hines When my teen daughter got into the car last night, she immediately handed me her phone. She knew she was busted, and losing her phone was going to be the...