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Heavy Heart

Hiya!! I’m hoping you are all having a great week! I have something that has been heavy on my heart for quite some time now that I want to share with you. I’ve been experiencing a lot of guilt around this issue and I’m hoping by talking about it today, there will be healing. During… Read more »

Righting My Wrong

Have you ever made an emotional financial decision you knew wasn’t wise for you or for your family, but instead of having the power to say “no” you said “yes” and felt awful about it (I’m talking sick-to-your-stomach, can’t sleep kind of feeling)? I recently found myself in this situation, and thankfully I was able… Read more »

Powerful Life Lessons

HI! Before we dive in, I have to tell you the cutest story that happened to me this morning. I was working in my office and my sweet Ellie Grace woke up, crawled into my lap, and proceeded to tell me about how she was going to kiss a boy. Yes, she is only 4… Read more »

The Power of being Present

Hi There! Hope you are having a great week. Has this summer not flown by? This morning I went on a walk with Ellie. I walked our dog, Keller, while Ellie pushed her stuffed animals in a baby stroller. Halfway through the walk, El asked if we could take a break. We sat on the… Read more »

HELP, please!

Hi Friend! Thank you so much for your support with The Ellie Project. I was blown away by the response on Sunday to The Ellie Project Legacy Book Sale. Ellie and I felt so loved and encouraged reading your heartfelt messages on Facebook. I wish you could have been a fly on the wall last… Read more »

Do You Feel Free?

Hi There!! What would you say is the number one thing that holds you back from taking hold of the life you want?! For me, it was ultimately what others might think about me: Would I fulfill their expectations, would they judge me harshly, would I be misunderstood…maybe I would offend someone and then no… Read more »

The Evolution of The Ellie Project

Hi Friend! You may already know The Ellie Project was created during my late husband, Andrew’s, bonding time with our daughter, Ellie, while he was laying in his hospital bed in our home. He really wanted to play with Ellie, but couldn’t wrestle with her or run around and play with her outside, so he… Read more »

Mommy Guilt

Hiya! Shout out to all the mamas out there! This post is for you, and by that I mean for me, too, because when I write, I’m processing through my thoughts and emotions on various life situations. The icing on the cake is hopefully by sharing some of my experiences you can relate, and we… Read more »

Conversations With My 4-year-old

Hi Friend! Hope you are having a great week! My 4-year-old daughter, Ellie, and I were driving back to Dallas last week and we had a very impactful conversation that I felt compelled to share with you. For those just joining our journey, almost two years ago we lost my husband and Ellie’s dad, Andrew,… Read more »