Jolie Holmes


Share the Love, Send The Encouraging Text

When I was a teenager, my dad had a friend, Mr. Randy, that sent daily scripture messages to a whole community of people at nearly the same time, every day. Usually, first thing in...

Summer Mom Confession :: Avoiding Meltdown City

Summer Mom Confession :: Avoiding Meltdown City For our summer break last year, I planned themed weeks of activities. Most of our breakfasts, snacks, and lunch items were appropriately coordinated with whatever was for that...

My Not-So-Favorite Things

Y'all. This list could go on forever. I never wanted to know how to do these things, but I'm married to a first responder husband, who is also in the Navy. Some things can't...

From a Former Elf Hater

For five solid years, I was strong. For five years, I didn’t cave. I said I wasn’t doing it and I kept my foot down. I had some really good reasons for my anti-elf...

The Un-Damsel in Distress

I'm sure you've seen her (you probably know her)--the female who thinks nothing is beyond her own ability. The female who can wipe the sweat and trudge along, the female who can negotiate her...