Month: September 2011

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Sacred Sundays: Why We Go to Church

  What do you do on Sunday mornings? We go to church. These days it feels like we’re the only family in our neighborhood going to church. As I rally the girls into the car, after chasing them around the house to get them fed, and washed and dressed, we pull out of our driveway…

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You Know You’re a Mom When…

           More and more moments in each of my days are reminding me that I am fully, completely, indisputably, inexorably a mother.      Not that I’m trying not to be one… but as a young mom you still find yourself momentarily looking back and considering the “way it used to be”, if…

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A Love Letter

If you were asked to sit down and write a letter to your children that would encompass every piece of knowledge and encouragement that you would like them to have throughout their lives, what would it say? If you wanted to explain to them everything about life and the world, as best as you could,…

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Mommy Intuition

I dropped Ava off at preschool this morning, the smile on her face as wide and bright as the sunshiny yellow shirt she was wearing. She was a ray of light walking in, garnering smiles from everyone she met eyes with. Ava’s first day of school…yes, she’s torturing her sister as usual…the funny part is…

Somersaulting Through Life

Somersaulting Through Life

The morning started out pretty well…the skies are blue, the weather is beautiful, Ava is in preschool and Ella is in playschool for a couple of hours…pretty nice, huh? So here I sit at Panera all ready to cross things off my “to-do” list and as I start plugging away all I encounter is people…

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The Things We Didn’t Know

Haha…I have to start this post out with a little chuckle because what I’m about to say kind of makes me laugh…partially because it seems so obvious and mundane, partially because we’ve all “been there” and partially because I have come SO far and grown SO much in the last four years… …nutty as they’ve…

Big Dreams, Small Tasks

Big Dreams, Small Tasks

Earlier this week I found out that a friend, of a friend, of a friend (basically someone I’ve met before, but don’t really know), published her first book. Grrrrrr.  Yup, that’s what I thought to myself. Literally. Grrrrrrrrr. It was the very same day that I had drawn the world’s longest and largest, hop scotch…