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It is December and we are in full swing decking the halls and making merry – OR we are burning the candle at both ends and wearing ourselves out! I hope for your sake you are finding a balance between the two! This past week FTGI...

My husband and I have been busy every weekend renovating the downstairs of our house, and now that pumpkin everything is popping up where ever you look, I’m feeling the pressure to finish by the holidays! We LOVE fixer upper stuff, so we do most...

I can hardly believe summer is over! It went so fast for me, but if you're a mama with kiddos at home, I can imagine you're ready for a routine again ;) We want to thank all of you who prayed continuously for FTGI during our hiatus. It...

To do two things at once is to do neither. Publilius Syrus My husband is a car guy. One might even say he's obsessed with cars. We're looking at getting a new car next year so he’s been educating me on some of our options.  We've looked...

“Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn’t all bad, not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life–to keep us moving, to keep us growing, to keep us interested. Imagine life without change. It would be static, boring, and...

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy Change is good. And uncomfortable. And even a little scary. But we’ve made it part of our culture here at FTGI to...

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” - Jean de La Bruyère My nose was glued to my phone the second we hopped in the car. We were running a quick errand—my husband in the...

“Boundaries define us. They define what is me and what is not me. A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins, leading me to a sense of ownership. Knowing what I am to own and take responsibility for gives me freedom.” –...

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” — Brene Brown A little over a year ago, I found myself sobbing in my kitchen with my head in my hands crying out, “What’s wrong with me?...

“On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.” – Genesis 2:2-3 Sometime during winter...