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Motherhood: The New American Idol

I have a confession to make. I used to judge working moms. I thought that being a stay-at-home-mom was God's work and that if I allowed myself to think my self-worth was tied up in anything other than that, well... Continue Reading →

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Twenty-Somethings & The Church

My small group full of mamas at our church is reading "For the Love" by Jen Hatmaker. We've laughed. We've cried. We've lamented. And we're barely half-way through. There's  a chapter I had just too much to say on, at least... Continue Reading →

Anxiety, anger, and faith.

I've been trying to faithfully read the Lent study every morning from shereadstruth.com  and this morning was about running from the inevitable rescue from our Savior (i.e. The story of Jonah). Today's writer posed a very good point; "When I row away... Continue Reading →

Room to breathe

Feels like we're almost to the finish line. There are pros and cons to having an overlap week, when you've moved but still have keys to the old place. More time to clean and get the last odds and ends,... Continue Reading →

3 more days.

Until we move out of this apartment life (hopefully forever) and into a real house with its own walls and ceilings we do not share with anyone. I should be so excited. I am. But its frustratingly excited. I'm not... Continue Reading →

That time I gave up…

[This post is not meant to disparage anyone who works hard at the type of business referenced. So many wonderful women I know are AMAZING at it, and support their families in doing so. It's simply and account of my own... Continue Reading →

Can I become an Early Riser?

To sleep or not to sleep? That's usually what I'm deciding about 10pm every night when I really want to keep binge watching The Newsroom on HBO but know I SHOULD go to bed so I can wake up early,... Continue Reading →

A little January desk rehab…

Every couple of months I have to unbury my desk from what inevitably is mostly junk mail with intermittent pieces of important paper that I really don't want thrown out. So this means I have to a have a couple... Continue Reading →

Changes they are a comin’

Can you feel that? That crisp winter wind is blowing and with it is blowing in tons of changes for the new year. There's nothing more exciting, and terrifying for me, than change. I actually love change! I really do.... Continue Reading →

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