First, black lives matter. _______ The halfway point of the year is coming and—maybe you’re feeling the same way?—I’m craving a life refresh. The first half of this year has been… a lot: tragic and difficult and beautiful and life-changing all rolled into a few very unexpected months. I’m ready to mark a new start—to…

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They did this. They lived through a pandemic, and went on to live meaningful lives after! Oh how I would love to hear their first-hand encouragement as people who have been in our shoes. I wish I could call them right now! I want to gather their strength. Soak in their wisdom. Feel their faith…

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I never thought I’d see the day, but suddenly, almost every one of my mama friends is in the same homeschool boat with me—at least temporarily! School closures due to COVID-19 have upended many-a-plan this spring and beyond. While I’d never wish these circumstances on any of us, it’s been a joy to field questions…

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My ears used to turn off when I heard the word “legacy.” Growing a legacy seemed too big a task—one in which I already felt behind! I’ve made too many mistakes, I thought, and there have been too many twists in my path for it to add up to anything good anytime soon. I wanted…

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The simplest answer: you asked for it… and we wanted it for our girls, too! We often hear from the Cultivate community, “I wish I had learned these things when I was younger—it would have saved me so much wasted time!” I’m right there with you! The power of little-by-little progress, prioritizing relationships over achievement,…

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