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I Don’t Cherish ALL The Moments

There’s a simple saying that has the power to send my mom guilt skyrocketing through the roof. “Cherish these moments.” The saying is innocent enough in itself, however sometimes instead of cherishing, I feel like I spend more days simply surviving.  It’s on these survival mode days that my parenting mantra seems to become “This […]

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When Do You Let Your Kids Quit?

My oldest daughter has been involved in a few different activities in her short 6 years. She’s still pretty young, so I think just exposing her to many options is a good idea to see what she might like to delve into more deeply as she gets older. Each time we set the goal that […]

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Measuring the First Year: Seasons of Love

Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes. Five hundred twenty five thousand moments so dear. That’s how long my baby has been outside of my womb. No I didn’t do the math. Rent did it for me. But I’ve been singing it the past few days leading up to her first birthday. How is […]

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3 Things Your MFWA (Mom Friend With Anxiety) Wants You to Know

They live among us.  You may have come across one in your neighborhood, on the PTA with you, in your church small group,  or as another mom on your child’s soccer team.  They are sometimes quiet, sometimes talkative, sometimes funny, sometimes irritable, sometimes a great listener,  and pretty much in a constant state of worry.  Yes, I’m […]

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Hormones and…Chin Hair?!

Dear chin hair, I remember when we first met. I had just given birth to my daughter and my hormones were all out of whack. You certainly weren’t sympathetic upon arrival. Adjusting to life with a new baby and trying not to cry my eyes out every ten minutes of my day, and suddenly – there […]

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Choosing Joy

“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” – Richard Wagner By the time I leave the house in the morning, drop kids off at daycare, and pull in to park at work, it’s been an hour. I actually enjoy my drive to and from work on most days, because it’s quiet and no […]

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What I Love About This Age

About a year ago, I wrote What I Love About This Age and today I’m bringing you the second edition. It seems like every stage my kids go through is my favorite. From conversations to cuddles, they are simply the best. I’ll start with my daughter. She just turned two and I have to say that I love […]

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