Mommy Guilt

Mommy Guilt

There is no force in the world stronger than that of mommy guilt. It will take a woman down faster than an underwire bra coming through a sleeve after a long day. (That’s fast in this house!) If we could figure out how to bottle mommy guilt, it would bring an end to...
11 Things I’ve Learned in My 48 years

11 Things I’ve Learned in My 48 years

It’s my birthday, which is awesome. Happy Birthday to ME! Don’t worry, I’m not in the depths of depression or mourning the loss of my precious youth or anything like that. I’m 48, solidly in my late 40s now, and I’m good with it. I like the woman I am, I really do.  ...
Grocery Store, I HATE you

Grocery Store, I HATE you

Have you ever sat in the parking lot of the grocery store and just hoped and prayed that food would magically drop into the back seat of your car? Like, fully packed bags would come flying out those electric doors and in through my rear window? This idea is a weekly...
Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

At this very moment, Craig Barton is on a highway somewhere between Atlanta, GA, and Gulf Breeze, FL, driving home a car that he just purchased for his wife. Ya know, the wife that just left a fabulous position with a top company, gave back the company car and has no...
Know Thyself, say “NOPE”

Know Thyself, say “NOPE”

Personality tests are one of the single most significant inventions in the history of the world. They give you your business strengths, your core needs, your love language, your spiritual gifts. I was just a walking bundle of undefined instincts until a 100 question...
Darn you JEN HATMAKER

Darn you JEN HATMAKER

Writing is hard. Formulating words and sentences in a way that makes sense to the world, and not just in my head, is challenging. To me, things like periods and paragraphs seem entirely unimportant. Throw in grammatical rules and top it off with developing my own...