College Application Process Checklist

Resources to Support the College It’s the most wonderful time of the year… No really, it is!  There is an entire world of opportunity...

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College Application Process Checklist

College Application Process Checklist

Resources to Support the College It’s the most wonderful time of the year… No really, it is!  There is an entire world of opportunity waiting out there for young people today.  Planning to apply for college early on in high school can alleviate stress and...

Overcoming Reasons for Not Going to Church: No Expewses!

Overcoming Reasons for Not Going to Church: No Expewses!

This won’t come as a surprise to you but folks my age are not showing up for church. As a card-carrying Millenial, (okay, it’s just my driver’s license) I often wonder where we all have gone?  My church’s national organization has completed multiple studies on...

Bringing Up Boys

Bringing Up Boys

I like to refer to them as “my boys”.  The first was due the day “Snowmagadeon of 2011” rolled into town. All the grandparents were panicked that we would be snowed in and he would be born in the living room.  I didn’t know a thing about bringing up...

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

Part II 4:00pm Are you thinking “Wait!  What happened between the hours of 12-4pm?  What sort of shinanigans goes on during that time?”  Well, to be completely honest, the hours of the afternoon are pretty much just a repeat of hours 5am -...

College Preparation for High School Students

College Preparation for High School Students

  The thoughts of preparing for life after high school can be incredibly overwhelming for both children and their parents.  Beginning early can relieve both parties of stress and avoid the "I don't know what I want to do next year!" panic at the end of senior. ...

Another Place in the Pew

Another Place in the Pew

Two adults, five kids, ten hymnals, a dozen fruit snacks, a million crayons and crumpled bulletins litter the back right corner of the church each Sunday.  Most days, we are lucky to hear two paragraphs of the sermon and sing a few verses between army-crawling...

Meet Christy

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Aka the “Mommster”, a nickname given to me by my oldest, I’ve been blessed with five children, a challenging career, and a wonderful rural community community to raise my family.  With degrees in psychology, social work, and education, this all should be easy!

Ha.

I enjoy laughing and hope you do too.