The Myth of the Saintly Wife

I don’t know if you’ve ever surveyed the greeting card section for husbands and dads, but let me tell you something–the pickins are pretty slim. I re-encountered this Hallmarkian wasteland a few weeks ago when I picked out a birthday card for Ike. As I stood in the card aisle at Target, I waded through…
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I Didn’t Know What I Was Saying

Two nights ago my husband and I were debating whether or not to make plans for Valentine’s Day. This year, Valentine’s is 4 days before my due date, so you can imagine our predicament. I could have a baby by then, or I could be in labor, or I could be eating insane amounts of…
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On Marrying a Younger Man

A few weeks ago I came across a blog post titled 10 Women Christian Men Should Not Marry. Some of the advice was sound. It advised against marrying women who are not followers of Christ, as well as women who love to gossip or slander. Those are wise warnings. As for the rest of the…
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What Kind of Loud Are You?

I am a loud woman. At least, I feel like I am. It’s not that I have a thundering voice, and I’m no Janice from Friends (at least I hope not!), but I’m not afraid to speak up. I can be loud loud, but mostly I’m just stick-my-foot-in-my-mouth loud. As long as I can remember,…
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Kicking Off the New Year with a Necklace Giveaway!

Happy New Year, y’all! I hope everyone had a meaningful Christmas and a fun New Year’s celebration. In case you missed it, this was me on New Years Eve night, living the rock star life I live. <—– As you can also see, I am now 34 weeks pregnant, which means we are counting down…
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