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Feb
13
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Our Long-Distance Love Story: How Choosing To Live Apart Brought Us Closer Together

by // on Feb 13, 2018

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…

Feb
5
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// And This Is (Yet Again!) Why We Can’t Have Nice Things!

by // on Feb 5, 2018

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…

Jan
30
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Life, Tips And Hacks

// Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

by // on Jan 30, 2018

“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…

Jan
23
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Throw In Some Rocks

by // on Jan 23, 2018

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…

Jan
17
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Time Management Woes

by // on Jan 17, 2018

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…