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The Path You Didn’t Know Existed

When life hits you and all the sudden you see things VERY differently and your eyes open to an entirely new world, then you think, “How do these people do it?” This has been my life the last several months.  … Continue reading

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The Power of Affirmations

I have a hint for all parents out there.  You see this summer I heard a secret to success that I just cannot hold on to.  It needs to be shared.  Not just one teenager, but many (and I mean … Continue reading

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Ministry of a Mom

It was 9pm and I was tucked into my bed, relaxing from the afternoon of driving and carpooling all around town. I love my bedtime routine; no talking, no fighting, and nobody in my room. Pete was enjoying the Pacer’s … Continue reading

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Answered Prayers

Yesterday after finishing my blog, I found myself motivated to tackle my “pile of laundry.” If you didn’t read my blog (Moving Forward) yesterday, you may want to take a look at it, because let’s call this Part II of … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

The laundry has stayed in a pile for days now. My house is a mess. My doubt has been seeping through each and every crack in my home. I cannot seem to build enough motivation to accomplish even a phone … Continue reading

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I Am Who I Am

“I am who I am and who I am is just fine.” Those were the words that my 8 year old blurted back at me the other day.  You see, I had made a big mistake as a Mom.  I … Continue reading

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Words of “Wisdom” from a Mother

As my oldest child ends her middle school years in the next couple weeks and begins the journey to high school I have some words of Wisdom for her. For all you mothers, aunts, sisters and cousins out there, please … Continue reading

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Let Me Introduce You To My Friends: Chaos and Stress

Chaos and Stress can really take over your life if you allow them. Yesterday, I would say just about everything that could go wrong, did. It was one of those days where I just sat and scratched my head and … Continue reading

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The Consequence of Choices

How in the world can we teach our kids that their choices don’t just affect them, but others as well? This week I took Megan and TJ to the dentist. Megan finished up quite quickly, yet TJ seemed to be … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection Day 22

Just as I said yesterday, I am re-publishing “The Little Red Hen Syndrome” blog once again. I think it is appropriate to reflect on this Lent: As I drove home from the grocery at noon, I realized that I had … Continue reading

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