8 fun fall things to do on Martha’s Vineyard

Last week, Kyle and I celebrated ten years of marriage in the same place where we honeymooned—Martha’s Vineyard. So this week on Babble, I’m sharing a few of our favorite places and activities on the idyllic island. From the post: “As a Texan (me) and a Pacific Northwesterner (him), we didn’t know much about New (read more…)

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The awe factor

Yesterday I was at (in)courage, sharing a few simple thoughts about something huge: the enormity of creation. From the post: “Last month, I Instagrammed the photo above. I was in Australia, and the sun was rising to a new day in the land Down Under. Soon after, my husband Kyle commented: “That must be part of (read more…)

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7 tips for traveling internationally with kids

As I was SCUBA diving a few weeks ago, my main thought was how I’d love to be holding Kyle’s hand, experiencing for the first time with him the strange thrill of breathing underwater. I saw Nemo hanging out in a sea anemone on the Great Barrier Reef, and of course, my knee-jerk reaction was (read more…)

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I’ve come from a land down under

I can’t remember the last time I craved home so much. In the past six weeks, I’ve been on the road for 23 days, in three countries, on a plane, bus, and boat, and have unpacked three times. I feel beyond blessed for these opportunities, all because of this crazy blog. Hand-shakingly blessed. But there (read more…)

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What to wear when you travel

Next Tuesday, Tate and I are traveling together for ten days. We’re heading over to the Middle East, to gather the rest of our household goods we left there, and to spend time with our friends. If you haven’t yet gathered, I travel a LOT. Not always gleefully, but for the most part, I do (read more…)

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