In-Season Self-Care

One of the most helpful things I’ve learned about self-care is that other people can’t give me what I don’t realize I need. I may need help with a project or chores. If I don’t realize I’m overwhelmed or if I assume other people know I need help and choose … Read More

Best Apps for the Busy Wife

The fact is we live in a digital world. I love my paper planner for keeping lists and plotting out the events for the whole week, but it’s not helpful for communicating with the rest of our household. Even though our family has spent more time confined under the same … Read More

Rumor Mills and Bleacher Coaches

It’s November and that means that fall sports are finishing their seasons, have entered playoffs, or have completed enough of their season to see if the fair-weather fans are sticking around this year. For coaching families of fall sports, November marks the beginning of the most difficult part of the … Read More

Podcast Interview: The Coach’s Wife Podcast

I’m so excited to share today’s podcast interview with you! Kayla and I hung out this past winter with some amazing women when we put on the Pursue Coaches’ Wives retreat in partnership with Illini Land FCA. I love her heart for coaches’ wives and the way she sees the … Read More

Pursuing Your Calling in Difficult Seasons

We are a difficult season as coaching families right now. Every day we wake up to discover that new states are suspending fall athletics, school districts are considering not paying coaching stipends, or another coach or coach’s wife is battling COVID-19. The only thing we can rely on right now … Read More