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A Metaphor for Young Moms

As I listened to my oldest daughter talk about the life of a young mom the other day, I clearly remembered writing this journal entry years ago.  The feelings of loneliness, boredom, doubt and exhaustion came flooding back and I had to … Continue reading

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“Children” of Mine

It’s baby season in our town.  They’re popping out all over the place. Beautiful and precious babies that are poised to learn all kinds of things from this world and the people around them.That’s both terrifying and promising in the … Continue reading

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Wrapped up in Love

Homemade cotton quilts have a smell – a  mix of dust, smoke from winter fireplaces, hints of grass and soil from summer picnics and the musty fragrance of a cedar chest. They also tell a story.  The pink dogwood print … Continue reading

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I’m An Idiot

I’m an idiot. Seriously. After almost 50 years on this earth you’d think I’d learn a few things.  Things like… taxes are inevitable, Sonic will get my order wrong, politicians will find something to fight about, it will rain when I … Continue reading

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Living a Healthy Life Just Ain’t Easy

I just recently realized  that some people view our family as a bit obsessed with fitness and  health. What caused this  realization?  I guess the fact that someone said it.  I have to admit that obsessed people annoy me so I worried for … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Jealous Mom

It’s confession time. Sometimes I’m jealous of my husband because he  can do no wrong in the eyes of my girls.    I’m glad.  Really, I am. But there are those days when nothing I say is right.  Times when I … Continue reading

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Knowing His Love

I wonder how often we say things that we don’t really believe. Or, maybe it’s more accurate to put it this way – how often do we say things we don’t KNOW to be true? That’s been the case for … Continue reading

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