Girltalk Refresh

Mar 19 2014 6:10 am

Welcome to the newly redesigned girltalk! Same girls, same talk, but now with a cleaner, fresher look that we hope makes it easier for you to read and explore... Read More ›

Earthquake Baby

Aug 30 2011 8:45 pm

Last week the Mahaney clan was blessed with the exciting arrival of Elena Hope Pyle, granddaughter to CJ’s sister Sharon, and son of our nephew JD and his wife... Read More ›

Leave of Absence

Jul 7 2011 7:33 pm

This morning Dad announced that he will be taking a leave of absence and explained the reasons for his decision. We so respect our dad’s humility—in fact we’ve never... Read More ›

Baby Chesemore Update

Oct 25 2010 4:27 pm

Pink is slowly piling up in our home. We now have pink blankets, pink clothes, and even a pink (and red) room. I love this little girl thing!And this... Read More ›

Home With the Lord

Aug 2 2010 11:10 am

On July 27, 2010, our beloved father and grandfather, Ezra Layman, went home to be with the Lord. He was 87 years old, and had suffered for eight years... Read More ›

Our Book Translations

Jul 13 2010 5:21 pm

When Alice emailed us recently and asked if Feminine Appeal had been translated into Korean, we realized we never told you which of our books are available in various... Read More ›

A Special Announcement

May 19 2010 3:03 pm

So….our little family is going to get a little bigger come early November. We are eagerly looking forward to the birth of our fourth child. My kiddos are split... Read More ›

Photography Q&A

May 13 2010 5:01 pm

You have questions about photography? I probably don’t have the answers!But given the volume of questions we’ve received, I thought I’d do a couple of posts about it. I’m... Read More ›

Holding Down the Fort

Apr 12 2010 11:16 pm

This morning, our husbands boarded various planes headed for Louisville, KY and the Together for the Gospel conference. We miss them already! Please pray for the conference—for safe travel... Read More ›

Not the Ace of Cakes

Feb 18 2010 5:48 pm

It’s birthday weekend here—Caly turns 4 on Saturday and Jack turns 7 on Sunday. (Funny fact: all three of our “oldests” were born in February—Andrew turned 10 just two... Read More ›

Snow and More…Snow

Feb 8 2010 8:02 pm

We had a record snowfall here in the Washington, DC area this weekend. Two feet of snow fell from Friday to Saturday. Just look at my vending machine! They... Read More ›

Tale of Two Christmas Cookies

Dec 22 2009 4:16 pm

Recently, a myth has arisen about Grandma Mahaney’s Christmas cookies. Dad thinks—believes with all his heart, actually—that the cookies with green icing taste better than the cookies with red... Read More ›

Shopping Trip Conclusion

Dec 9 2009 12:41 am

Well, the shopping trip is over. It was a blast! In between stores we managed to stuff in plenty of laughter and conversation, which is really what the shopping... Read More ›