The Year in Review
Closing out 2017 with a bang! And looking ahead...
While We Wait
Anticipating the Christ Child and our forever child
How the Gospel Is Wrecking My Life
Foster care, adoption, and the American Dream
The Little House That Could
How to thrive in family life

Announcing Mother’s Day Mania! {& Giveaway}

Welcome to Mother's Day Mania: a week long celebration of Motherhood and Friendship! This week I'll be posting my best and my worst Mother's Day ever, my highest and lowest points as a mom (I promise not to depress you), and I'll have a special post on friendship! Starting today on Welcome Home's Facebook page I'm posting my favorite "Mommy ... [ Read More ]

Valentine’s Giveaway – Dinner & Movie (Winner Announced!)

The winner of the Valentine's Giveaway is... Comment #3: "We are celebrating on February 13th, boycotting all our (my) friends who are going to the midnight opening of 50 Shades of Grey, by having our own night of married/sexy/fun ." Congratulations Kelly! How I chose the winner: I told my kids the number of people who commented and asked ... [ Read More ]

Valentine’s Giveaway – Dinner & Movie!

Because Valentine's Day is approaching... Because you tired of cooking.  Because you need time alone.  Because you haven't seen a movie since Jaws 3... I'm giving away a gift card for: Dinner & a Movie for Two! ($50 certificate for the Olive Garden, Applebees or Red Lobster.  $25 Certificate for an AMC Loews or Regal Entertainment ... [ Read More ]

Christmas Giveaway Winner! (& video outtakes)

The winner of the Christmas Giveaway bundle is... Comment #3: J9mineo from Bklyn, NY Tradition: "Baking cookies with my children. Every year for every holiday, we make what I like to call an edible craft. Something that the kids make and then we enjoy it all together for dessert." Congratulations Janine! Thanks to everyone who commented!  All ... [ Read More ]

Christmas Giveaway!

Because Christmas is a time to give... I'm giving away this awesome gift bundle to encourage the heart of a woman: To Enter Just answer the following question in the Comments section of this post (not on Facebook): "What is your favorite Christmas tradition?" It can be as simple as a one word answer like "caroling".  Just shout out the ... [ Read More ]