What should we do when the world is broken?

When my son gets injured, he wants the medicine doctors can’t prescribe—a kiss from mom. “Where does it hurt?” I ask. He tearfully holds up a chubby arm or points to a red knee. He’s a curious toddler, and as a result, I’ve kissed a lot of boo-boos lately. It’s made me notice pain more […]

Easy chicken salad sandwich recipe

chicken salad sandwich recipe

I hate to admit it, but I’m sort of a chicken salad snob. It’s just that… not all chicken salad sandwiches are created equal. In my opinion, McAlister’s Deli has the best chicken salad sandwich, and you can buy a tub that’s nearly identical to it at Sam’s Club. When I was pregnant, I craved the […]

When it’s hard to ask for help

Is it easy for you to ask for help? If not, you’re not alone. After all, you know what they say about men and asking for directions. For many, pride gets in the way. For others, it’s another beast entirely—guilt. I’ve struggled with anxiety most of my life, and I have three never-failing triggers: change, […]

From boring room to play room

  It’s been a while since we did any kind of home remodeling. Between our kiddos, work, and everyday life, the time is just not there. However, since we decided to become foster parents, we’ve welcomed a little one into our home who has been here long enough to require his own space. So, we […]