Fun & Encouragement

My Friend, Margie

Jan 16 2014 7:30 am

I only remember two things about Margie. She had long brown hair, and she was smarter than me. Maybe she recited her multiplication tables faster or got better grades... Read More ›

Sinful Comparison: A Pain in the Neck

Jan 14 2014 9:20 am

It’s January again, and Facebook and Twitter are clogged with New Year wishes and resolutions, reminiscences of the year past and predictions of the year ahead. But the New... Read More ›

“The Greed of Doing”

Jan 13 2014 8:12 am

“I have been thinking of something that stifles thanksgiving. It is the spirit of greed—the greed of doing, being, having. When Satan came to tempt Jesus in the wilderness,... Read More ›

Planning: A Mini-Session

Jan 9 2014 8:32 am

After last week’s post on planning, a few of you asked what exactly we do in our Chick-fil-A planning sessions and how we revisit these goals throughout the year.... Read More ›


Jan 8 2014 11:16 am

You know you’re a mom when the solitary walk down the driveway to the trash can is like a mini-vacation. 52home Read More ›

A Little Goes a Long Way

Jan 6 2014 8:05 am

“The way to do a great deal is to keep on doing a little. The way to do nothing at all, is to be continually resolving that you will... Read More ›

Change is in the Oatmeal

Jan 2 2014 10:02 am

Last week, the girltalkers met at Janelle’s house. We brought Chick-fil-a, sent the kids to play with Christmas toys, and set our laptops, notepads, and colored pens on the... Read More ›

An Old Habit for a New Year

Dec 31 2013 11:57 am

It’s the “Out with the Old, In with the New” holiday, my favorite time of year. Before the Christmas cookies had cooled, I was already dreaming about all the... Read More ›

“Blessed Pilot of My Future”

Dec 30 2013 8:13 am

“O Love Beyond Compare,Thou hast loved me before the foundation of the world, and in love didst redeem my soul; Thou dost love me still, in spite of my... Read More ›

kidtalk Christmas

Dec 23 2013 8:05 am

While you bake cookies or wrap presents with the kiddos today, here are four-fun filled episodes of a kid talk Christmas with Mr. B, Mrs. B, and Caly. Listen... Read More ›


Dec 19 2013 3:32 pm

Christmas Afternoon Tea: an old tradition with a new generation. 52home Read More ›

Christmas Gifts for Children

Dec 13 2013 7:10 am

For all you last-minute Christmas shoppers, here are a few gift ideas for the kiddos: Sing the Bible with Slugs and Bugs We are huge Slugs and Bugs fans... Read More ›


Dec 12 2013 3:40 pm

No, it’s ok, they stayed out in the snow for a full 10 minutes. 52home Read More ›