Our sons were born only a couple weeks apart. When our families got together, conversation naturally revolved around our boys. We’d talk about all the developments they’d made over the last week—sleep patterns, poops, poundage, first words. You get the picture. Typical new-parent talk. I’d smile as the other mom shared about how her son[…]
By Lifter Today Family, Latest May 14, 2018
The countdown has begun. We’re just weeks away from summer break, and while many parents are excited about days at the pool and a less-scheduled lifestyle, I’m starting to sweat. I have a hard time seeing those eight weeks as vacation when they feel more like boot camp—survival of the fittest. Don’t get me wrong:[…]
I’ve killed every plant I’ve ever owned. Last winter, my sister-in-law graciously gifted me succulents—plants that theoretically take care of themselves. They didn’t make it to summer. Currently, once-beautiful tulips sit wilting by my kitchen sink. I love the idea of plants. I love how they create a warm, inviting atmosphere in our home. I[…]
Find out what Branan Murphy is listening to right now, hear who his favorite artist is, who he would like to meet and more on this edition of the Lifter Today Shotgun Interview! Hint: Justin Timberlake 😉
By Lifter Today Latest, Lifestyle Jan 26, 2018
My husband and I started dating during the summer of 2002. I was freshly graduated from high school, and he was planning a return to college after a year in a Christian rock band. That first summer we dated was blanketed in sweetness. From the first date, I felt completely myself around him. Our conversations[…]
By Lifter Today Latest, Lifestyle Jan 01, 2018
I’m by nature an achiever. I thrive on to-do lists, tasks accomplished, and an occasional pat on the back. About this time of year, I love setting new goals for myself—as a mom, a writer, a wife, and so on. However, I tend to be unrealistic, to do too much too soon. I’m that woman[…]
Hear Matt Maher‘s most embarrassing moment, funny stories about his kids, how he prepares for a concert and more on this edition of Lifter Today‘s Shotgun Interview!
The weather’s getting cooler and the days are getting shorter, which means I can finally give myself permission to snuggle up with a good book again! Here are some must-reads for Fall 2017… Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson I was borderline obsessed with The Circle Maker (if you don’t[…]
Hear Brandon Heath‘s most embarrassing moment! Watch the Lifter Today interview right here!
I love back-to-school season. The thrill of buying new pens, fresh books ready to be cracked open, and possibility hanging in the air. I’m a nerd, and I’ll own it. Give me a gift card to Staples, and I’m a happy woman. However, since becoming a mom of school-age kids, the season has turned bittersweet.[…]