Gina Smith

Gina Smith has served alongside her husband at a small Christian college right outside of Washington DC for almost 20 years, where she serves as the Dean of Women. Gina previously dedicated her days to serving her family, but now that her children are both college students she fully enjoys her calling to mentor to women and young women in person and on-line with her blog Keepin’ It Real! Gina has been a mom for 21 years and she and Brian have been married for 23 years.

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I’m Gina Smith, wife of Brian and mom of Brianna and Caleb. My husband and children have been my greatest gifts! Even though I have entered a new season of life, my children do still need me and I am thrilled about that! I am now the dean of women at the Christian college where we have served for 20 years. Being a mom has been the most wonderful, terrifying, exciting, challenging, satisfying, exhausting, heart wrenching, and heart warming adventure and calling of my life. One for which I will never be fully qualified…but I am extremely grateful for the privilege of being a mom.

Landmark Moments

There have been experiences in my life that I consider to be “landmark moments.” They are significant experiences that impacted me and caused me to vow to never forget them. I resolved to do or be something “different” as a result of what I experienced. I have had several. 1. As a child growing up Continue »

Welcome Home

I am finding that the older my children get, the harder I have to work to let them know I am on their team. I am for them. They have jobs, friends, classes, and a social life. They daily encounter so many voices that want to speak into their lives. The battle is intense. So Continue »

The Prayer Knot

Whether you are sending your child off to kindergarten or to college, the adjustment is a hard one. It is a reminder that they are growing up and that they are in the process of moving on. When we are in the midst of raising children, it can seem like a never-ending task! The reality Continue »

Don’t Look Away

Day after day we move through the moments doing what we are called to do. We get up, our feet hit the floor, and we push ahead. We choose where our thoughts will go, what we will focus on, and the lens we will view life through. Moment by moment. I don’t know if we Continue »

The Gift of Motherhood

It was Christmas time and my daughter was about three years old. We had made the trip to Grandma’s house to celebrate the holidays. We arrived and were greeted by the loving arms of devoted grandparents. After we said our hello’s and got settled, we went into the living room. In the far corner stood Continue »