It’s Valentine’s Day again, friends. I have such mixed emotions on this day – feeling like love should be celebrated on one hand, knowing that the love in my life is deserving of celebration every day on the other. In thinking about this day, I started going back in the emotional archives to try to…
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Allison's Blog Takeover!
Go Ahead and JumpI picked my kids up from school, telling them that we were headed somewhere for the afternoon together.
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Hear how Justin reconnected with his past in the most unexpected way.
Our family often travels down to Southern California for extended periods of time, and we somehow always seem to pack our minivan to the brim – just barely fitting in our “necessities” and, of course, our four kids. During our visit this past summer, it became clear that our packing reality probably wasn’t the safest…
“Would you be interested in coaching girls basketball this year?” the text read. My husband, Justin, had received this text message from a friend of ours who was coordinating the Catholic School Basketball league that our daughter was playing in this Fall. The group email requesting coaches hadn’t received enough takers, and he was hoping…
Looking for a way to get your kids out in nature? Just throw in some rocks. Trust me on this one. As a family, we try to make it a priority to get out into nature. The kids and I regularly go on hikes, visit local and state parks, and spend as much time as…
Back when I was single, or even when Justin and I were newly married, time management was so simple. It was a pretty quick calculation in my head to figure out the steps needed in order to get myself ready to take on the day, and accomplish whatever tasks were ahead of me. I never…