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The Blame Game

Attitude is everything.  I’ve recently picked up a few (a lot more than usual) extra hours at work.  For a couple of years, I have been staying home to care for my babies.  I thought, well we need the extra income and I’m ready to be around others and have adult conversation.  Well, picking up […]

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Make a Donation in Honor of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is here (not that any of us moms have forgotten!) and while I’m 100% in favor of a long nap and a gift card for a house cleaning service, I’ve also compiled a short list of organizations that specifically serve women and mothers both locally and globally. Poke around some of these awesome […]

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Book Review – Mending Broken Branches: When God Reclaims Your Dysfunctional Family Tree

Mending Broken Branches: When God Reclaims Your Dysfunctional Family Tree is the latest book by author Elizabeth Oates. She is a brilliant, theologically sound woman who is excellent at sharing both the truth of God and her personal experience. This book seemed to be a written expression of how her faith, education, and personal journey […]

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The Familiar Hug of Easter Traditions

“Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless.” -Billy Graham Full Disclosure. I think Easter is my favorite holiday. Don’t get me wrong I love Christmas and everything, but that’s a marathon season that can feel crowded and overproduced—sometimes chalked full of pressure and obligations with moms bearing the weight of planning. There are so many […]

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Why I Substitute Teach

“Would you like to sign up for our substitute teacher list?” In a few weeks, my one and only was starting school when this question was asked.  I was interested even though I wasn’t sure how my new life would look or what kind of extra time I would have.  And if they called and […]

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To Workout or Not to Workout: That is the Question

With New Year’s just passing, the question may still remain to some of you.  Do I workout or am I going to pass, because I don’t want to disappoint myself- again?  I personally like fresh beginnings.  But I also like realistic goal setting, which is why I preach realistic lifestyles and living!  Why would we […]

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Wine Pairings For Toddler Tantrums: A Survival Guide For The New Year

It’s that time of year again. We are all making (and already breaking) those New Year’s resolutions. Every year I resolve to really focus on my children. To work on patience, grace and to really enjoy them in this busy season of our lives. It isn’t an easy task as I’m sure every mom out there […]

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