Author Archive | Candice

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There Is No Finish Line

The moment she feels her baby move inside her womb, she imagines the life her child will have. She tries to picture the precious face of her baby and what color her hair will be. She can’t wait to give birth, to get through the pregnancy and let her new life begin. The mother-to-be rubs […]

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Three Easy Ways to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

The holidays are a magical, wonderful time of the year. It’s a time for families to gather and spend some much-needed time together. We gather with family we haven’t seen all year. We stuff all of our grandparents, in-laws, cousins, parents, aunts, uncles, and children into a room, quickly trying to catch up on lost […]

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The Quest for a Modest Swimsuit

The Quest for a Modest Swimsuit

Can we all agree that summers in Texas are just brutal? I think the temps reach something like 276 degrees. I’m surprised the water in our pool doesn’t boil. When summer hits Texas flock to rivers, lakes, and pools to find some fun and relief from the heat. It also means the theme parks, zoos, […]

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I Didn't Marry My Best Friend

I Didn’t Marry My Best Friend

My husband and I are celebrating nine years of marriage this year. Those of you with double-digit anniversary numbers are probably rolling your eyes at me, and those of you with one or two years of marriage under your belts may think I might know a little about what I’m talking about. I don’t. After nine years […]

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Pro Martial Arts :: A Unique and Fun Experience for Kids

As parents to five children, my husband and I try to foster their individual interests and allow them all to participate in activities that are unique to each of them. They play soccer, volleyball, and gymnastics, and one is in cooking school. It never dawned on me to have them try martial arts. I never […]

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