Our updated backyard

Earlier today I was looking for a photo from last year and ended up finding before photos of our backyard. Holy smokes, y’all- so much has changed! The

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My second date with a podcast

I had the privilege of being interviewed by Chris and Alisa Grace on their podcast that’s hosted by Biola’s Center for Marriage and Relationships. We recorded the episode

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That time I over-spiritualized my dating life so much that I stopped praying about it

This is called tragic irony- the person who thinks she’s trusting God so completely that she… stops praying. 🤔

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Be a thermostat- set the tone of your dating life

A weather thermometer tells you the current temperature of the air. States a fact and that’s it. A thermostat does the same, except it also allows you to

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Admitting I hate it and then doing it anyway

On this week’s episode of “Ways Laura is trying to get her ish together” I thought I’d tell you how I’m tricking myself into exercising.

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Book Post 3: The dating book you wish you weren’t reading (an introduction of sorts)

Welcome! I’m blogging my way through what will eventually be a book about dating. You can find all of the book posts here. Below is what will most

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The one lacking a good title and conclusion. But it’s something.

I’ve been having the hardest time writing the last two weeks. I am in a season of life I affectionately call the Doozie Days because most evenings I

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Book Post 2: a title and table of contents!

My family and I had a great time up at Hume Lake last week. Our kids went to day camp for a few hours each day, which means

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Book Post 1: Blogging a Book

Whelp. Over on instagram stories the other day, I shared some dating encouragement about seeking out set ups. It was great! Then at the end, I mentioned I’d

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Just put on a hat and do the thing

Tap, tap. Is this on? It’s been while, team. Let’s see if I remember how blogs work. One of the tricky things about getting back into something after

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