The Craft Fair and My Marriage: The Collateral Damage

Being a vendor at the Junk Crush stretched my marriage and myself in ways I didn’t think it could be stretched. There were moments I was in tears, ready to quit the event and give up because of how it was affecting my relationships with my family members. FACT CHECK: I can’t do it all.Continue reading “The Craft Fair and My Marriage: The Collateral Damage”

Being Honest About My Mental Health

Part of why I love to blog, write, and paint furniture is because it’s been good for my mental health. I don’t think this comes as a surprise to anyone because like I wrote over at the Rochester MN Moms Blog, developing a hobby made me a better mom. We live in a tough world.Continue reading “Being Honest About My Mental Health”

What Psychology Today Can’t Offer You…

I saw a post show up on my facebook newsfeed today. I was instantly captivated by the subject matter, but after reading it I was compelled to offer my thoughts from a Christian perspective… We’ve all probably encountered people who’ve ‘made us crazy’. There are some levels of dysfunction in people that is rooted soContinue reading “What Psychology Today Can’t Offer You…”