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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 →

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 →

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 →

And all of the sudden its October…

Yikes, where has the year gone? Guess I've been preoccupied. With what you ask? Oh all kinds of things. Tried my hand at direct sales (the jury is still out on this one). Had emergency gall bladder surgery (why do... Continue Reading →

Food Choices and Parenting

A couple of years ago, when I first started blogging, it was to share our journey in completing a week-long Real Food Challenge. For 7 days we bought, cooked and ate only "real" (un-processed) food. It was an attempt to... Continue Reading →

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