A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with a friend about schedules. We discussed how today’s culture equates success with busyness. Then she said something that gave me pause. “I love it when a kid tells me they are bored.” Naturally, I had to ask her to explain what she meant. In my experience most parents hate the dreaded B word. Especially only a few weeks into the summer when school won’t start for several more months. She went on to share that when children are overly busy it does more harm than good. When a child is…

June was the official kickoff to summer for our family this year. For the first time ever the last day of school was in May! It was a jam packed month with lots of activities. Here are a few of the highlights. I did a thing…For the past few months I’ve been working on a passion project. In June I’m excited to say that we began the process of forming a non-profit organization! Click here to read article Agents for Change was created by myself and my Aunt Brittany Powell. The mission and vision of our organization is to intentionally…

My family has lived in our current home for about four years. When we purchased our home we knew that we wanted it to be a place where our friends and family could gather together. Our home was new construction so the build process took about a year. Eventually we closed and were given the keys to our first home. From the day of our closing we decided that we would practice an open door policy. Our home is always open to anyone in need. Our hope has always been for our loved ones to know that they have a…