Hewson’s Birth Story – Part I

A lot of friends and family have asked to hear Hewson’s birth story and I’m more than happy to share it, but it’s a little long and hard to tell every to each person individually! So here is a post about the blessed event for those who are interested. Our sweet Hewson Smith was...

On Waiting During Pregnancy

Pregnancy has been an interesting ride for me. Right now I’m in my 37th week and it occurred to me that our tiny love may be joining us tonight… or he might be joining us in five weeks. What a time span!! While I realize that technically that could have been an option throughout...

How Stories Saved Me

When I was a very little girl (Pre-K? Kindergarten, maybe?), I distinctly remember having fun in class when my teacher grabbed me by the arm and dragged me out of the classroom and into the coat closet. In that room, all alone, she slapped me and told me that I needed to learn to...

2014 In Review

 2014 was a banner year for the Phillips family. We’ve been so richly blessed and it felt like a year where a lot of patience and hard work was finally rewarded. We’re already looking forward to a few exciting things in 2015, not the least of which will include a job change for me...

5 Things You Need to Know About Going Back to School

Have you been toying around with the idea of going back to school and continuing your education? With the job market getting more and more competitive these days, more and more people are deciding to go back to school to continue their education. I was in your shoes a few years ago when I knew...