“If you want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans.”

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11 It has been too long since I last posted on this blog. So long, in fact, that I hardly know where to begin. So,… Continue reading “If you want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans.”

3 Ways Being a Coach’s Wife Makes Me A Better Educator (and 1 Way it Makes Me Worse)

I have been reflecting recently on ways I’ve grown in my seven years as an educator, not just how I’ve grown, but also why. I’ve noticed that I can attribute a great deal of my progress to my experiences as a coach’s wife. Here are some of the tangible things I’ve observed: 1. I appreciate… Continue reading 3 Ways Being a Coach’s Wife Makes Me A Better Educator (and 1 Way it Makes Me Worse)

Raising a Coach’s Kid: What Changes and What Doesn’t

Everything changes when you have kids, right? That’s true for everyone. Over the last few years, people have looked at me and said things like, “That’s great you’re at so many games…” and “That’s great you have the guys over for dinner…” and it’s always followed with a “BUT”: “…but that will probably change once… Continue reading Raising a Coach’s Kid: What Changes and What Doesn’t