When Ordell took his first full-time college coaching position, we moved to a small town where job options were limited. Commuting was a possibility, but it wasn't ideal, so when an administrative assistant position opened up on campus, I was happy to have something without a commute and consistent hours. Once summer hit and campus … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Working Remotely
Last week I was privileged to be the first coach's wife to chat with Daniel Cunningham on his new podcast First Team Fathers. Daniel is one of our former football players and so of course, I'm cheering him on and helping him any way I can as he pursues this new adventure! Daniel … Continue reading First Team Fathers: Mother’s Day Edition
Last June, Ordell and I attended the 3rd annual Coaches Marriage Getaway hosted by the Illini Land FCA. The last FCA couples retreat we attended was in 2005 I wasn’t sure how applicable the sessions would be since we are now entering that “seasoned” marriage phase and much of the coaching life has been wrestled … Continue reading Join Us in June!
Dear Elijah, As of Sunday, you are officially a teenager. There are a lot of thoughts racing through my mind right now and they won't all make it onto this page, but you have to know first that it feels both impossible and completely normal that you have lived 13 full years of life. If … Continue reading Elijah Turns 13
It might seem early for a Mother's Day gifts post, but I'm highlighting some items that will take more than Amazon's 2-day Prime Shipping timeline to receive. There are so many creative and reasonably priced gifts out there these days! Additionally, the longer I reflect on things the more I realize how much more I … Continue reading Creative Gifts for the Coach’s Wife in Your Life