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Can Managing Energy Save an Overwhelmed Mom?

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I’m overwhelmed. I can’t seem to keep some of the details of life in line. We have a crazy busy life with tons of arrangements...

Positives of a Pandemic

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I'm trying to think of positives of the pandemic and be encouraging to my people, but I keep hearing “I’m bored.”“There’s nothing to do.”“I’m hungry...

PARENTING AND SEX: HOW TO PARENT AND HAVE SEX WITHOUT LOSING...

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Warning: in this post I talk about sex...a lot. If you’re my in-laws, you might want to stop reading now. I’ve been on a...

3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU ADOPT

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It must be said: we have not adopted. We have checked boxes 1-4 out of 1,000. I feel that needs to be said because...

WHY YOUR KINDNESS MATTERS

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Today was the day we confirmed that our IUI procedure failed. No baby, yet again. I cried. A lot. I kicked a Christmas tree...

FINDING HOLIDAY JOY IN THE WINTER OF INFERTILITY

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You know what’s hard? Infertility. You know what else can be hard? The holidays. Put ‘em together and you’ve got a Big Mac of stress...

SPEAK UP-EVEN IF YOUR VOICE SHAKES

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There are many things I want to teach my children-so much that I even wonder how it can all be taught among the hectic...

TALKING TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT LOSS

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In a little over a year, my family has faced three significant losses in our family: miscarriage, my grandmother, and our beloved dog. As...

SPREAD YOUR WINGS, MAMA – IT’S TIME TO GROW

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When he begged to play on the ropes course, I should have known it would take mere seconds for him to scurry immediately to...

I DIDN’T KNOW I WAS LOST UNTIL I WAS FORCED TO...

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After almost 19 years at a job doing work I loved, I was part of a "reduction in force" which means in one short...

MAKING DATE NIGHT DOABLE

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  Despite what the title might seem to insinuate, Date Night over the 7 years of our marriage has come to signify so much more...

PANTS. POVERTY. PERSPECTIVE.

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So, my husband and I did a thing. We flew to Honduras for a Medical Brigade through a Christian non-profit called HOPE Worldwide. Super...
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