5 Things to do in Galveston

5 Things to do in Galveston

May is a hectic month. Well, can we really coast during ANY month as moms and wives and sisters and friends? I mean, really. There is always so much going on, but this month has felt especially draining. It’s the end of Cade’s first baseball season, the...
Following Grief

Following Grief

It’s been a difficult year. In the weeks after Big John’s death there’s been a bit of a haze. I wouldn’t say we’re moving on or moving forward even, but rather allowing time to progress despite us. Writing is cathartic. Interestingly...
Cancer is an Ugly Word.

Cancer is an Ugly Word.

Shell-shocked. Ten days have passed. Three hospitals. Two ambulances. Several Emergency Rooms and we’re all worn completely out. Rollercoaster of emotions. Welcome to 2017! On Saturday, January 7th my mom rushed Big John, my stepdad, to the ER thinking he was...
Wrapping up 2016

Wrapping up 2016

One of my favorite things we did as a family this past year was hire an amazing portrait photographer and videographer to capture us in our home for a “Family Session.” This has a more documentary-feel, and I couldn’t wait to have Lindsey in our home...
Battlefield of the Mind

Battlefield of the Mind

“My mind is a neighborhood I try not to go into alone.” ― Anne Lamott It took me until college or maybe even beyond to understand that I am able to control my thoughts. I wrongly believed that the self-talk in my head wasn’t a big deal and that it didn’t...
Contentment

Contentment

I really love my life. Jeb and I have intentionally set up our life together as one that worships and glorifies God, invests in serving others, and is consciously aware of setting boundaries for our time. We have three beautiful and funny and rambunctious children,...