Setting Dating Goals

In dating & marriage    January 4, 2019     0 Comments

Hi friends! A few days ago I had a chance to chat with Natalie Met Lewis in her great facebook group for single women. We talked all about being intentional with your dating life- you can catch the replay of our conversation if you request to join the group. We had fun, so we think you’ll enjoy it, too! =) And though we talked about a lot of topics, we mainly focused on setting some dating goals for the year. Here’s a little summary of what I shared…

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Charissa’s story- part 2

In dating & marriage    November 21, 2018     5 Comments

Here’s part 2 from my friend, Charissa! You can read her first post here.


Hello again! Laura invited me to guest post on here to talk about some of the changes I made in order to pursue dating more actively. If you haven’t read Part 1, you may want to start there to get a better idea of the way that process began, how I asked Laura if I could pay her to coach me, and how that process eventually led to meeting my wonderful husband. For me, one of the hardest parts of working towards active dating was processing the discomfort of new behaviors – and persisting through that discomfort. Here are some of the most concrete changes that helped me persevere when the wait felt long…

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Charissa’s story- part 1

In dating & marriage    November 21, 2018     4 Comments

I invited my dear friend, Charissa, to guest post here this week because she has so much wisdom to share about dating- both in actively pursuing change and cultivating resiliency. She and I lived up the single life together for quite some time, and just last weekend she got married! I thought you might enjoy hearing about her dating experience since it is all very recent and fresh in her mind. Plus, she is technically my first professional dating coaching success story, so read on to hear more about that from Charissa…

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When Joanna Gaines Goes to Italy

In this, that, & the other    July 28, 2018     1 Comments

Last year, Joanna Gaines went to Italy. She posted pictures from the trip on her Instagram feed, and seeing her posts made me remember how much I want to travel there again. I love Italy! I went there a few years ago with my sister, and we had the best time. I would love to go back someday with Trav.

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a change of heart

In dating & marriage    May 11, 2018     2 Comments

The year before Trav and I started dating, I was teaching 4th grade. In case no one has ever told you this before, 4th graders are the cutest humans on the planet. Case in point…

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