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Make Your Own Blessing Bags

Make Your Own Blessing Bags

You’ve probably been there: driving around town, kids in the back of the car, coming up to a street corner where an individual or a family stands holding a sign. The sign says something along the lines of “Homeless. Anything Helps. God Bless.” I have. What’s your response? What’s the response from your children? My […]

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Why I Quit Homeschooling My Kids

I never thought my kids would attend public school. I deeply believed in the benefits of homeschooling. I loved teaching my kids, and I truly couldn’t have imagined sending my kids off to be taught by another person all day long. And don’t even get me started on all of the horror stories I had […]

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A Mama’s Farewell Letter to Oklahoma

Dear Oklahoma, I moved here seventeen years ago when I was a teenager. Eighteen years old to be exact. I had a lot of dreams and hopes for my future as I entered college, but I knew no one here. I had no friends and no family in this state, and that strangely appealed to […]

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{9:02 a.m.} We Will Never Forget

I was only 9 years old when the bombing of the Oklahoma City Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building occurred. I don’t pretend and say that I felt the “rumble” in my 3rd grade classroom, nor do I honestly remember much about that day as it was occurring. I remember the days following, as the building […]

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Make 2018 Your Year of No

Make 2018 Your “Year of NO!!!”

Happy 2018!  Wait, what?! Where did 2017 go? What about all those stinking resolutions/goals/one words/themes I made 12 months ago and abandoned 12 days into it?!  Anybody else feeling whip-lashed by father time?  Well I’m here to bring you some comfort as you stare at that blank calendar for the new year and let you […]

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