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Category: Marriage

I’m Speaking Up For New Moms. 5 Things She Needs From You.

Because of my vocation as a childbirth educator, a homeschooling mom, and just overall professional mom cheerleader, my circle is overflowing with new moms. I love holding their squishy babies and seeing the glow on their faces. The first days and weeks of motherhood are filled with excited faces, congratulations, baby gifts, delivered meals, and baby snuggles. The vast ocean we call parenting beckons another woman. As exciting as this new season is for a…

Do you know how to juggle? Juggling all your roles without dropping “YOU.”

Do you know how to juggle? I have always wanted to know how to juggle, but I just can’t do it. I have tried. I can get those 2 balls going, but the 3rd one trips me up every time. Maybe you do know how to juggle, but can you think of something else besides “don’t drop the balls” while you do it? Try it! It is near impossible…

Anniversary Week: 5 Reasons I Chose My Husband. Soul Mates?

“Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, Mr. & Mrs. Marcus Harris.”  These words were the beginning of a crazy journey. God is for sure a much better author than I am! 6 years in and still counting. Before we got married, I really wrestled with this idea of soul mates. I asked, “is there such a thing as a soul mate? Is there really ONE person that I am meant to…

Natural Childbirth? Why?

Natural childbirth. Why would anyone voluntarily choose to do that? I hear this question often when I tell people that I teach natural childbirth classes. I get weird looks and even uncomfortable smiles. I understand that it sounds absurd to many people considering the options available to women in our country these days. Imagine what it must have been like thousands of years ago when women gave birth. Our technologies obviously have advanced astronomically. The…

Family Diving Deep #1: My Secret Place Intruder (My husband)

5 years down and many more to go!!! My husband and I are celebrating our anniversary this year with a little overnight getaway. Time alone. Finally. Being married has been and is the most rewarding and challenging journey I have ever and will ever embark on. Paul was very serious in his letter to the Ephesians when he explained that marriage is to be a picture of how Christ loves the church (Ephesians 5:32…