Month: April 2014

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5 Minute Friday: Friend

Friend… While I count the friends who have graced my life to be among my greatest blessings, I find it hard to put into words what that means.     How does one describe the blessing of  a sister, one of my closest friends, who can be counted on daily to encourage and support. To…

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Baby Lovin’

          This evening, after dinner, the plates still strewn across the table and dirty pans still on the stove, I had a moment in the middle of my grossly dirty kitchen floor. Aubrey climbed up my legs and tugged at me-“Ahh. Ahh. Ahh.”- she pulled  and yanked at my leg until…

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Talking to Your Kids About Easter, Cleaning Windows and Crafts Galore!

The sun is shining and Easter is tomorrow! Yay and yay! We love holidays over here and we really like when a spring holiday is sunny, especially after the winter we’ve had. Several weeks ago Ava’s bus driver joked that the Easter bunny was going to need snow boots this year. I was starting to…

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5 Minute Friday: Writer

Writer I’ve been known to write in my car on occasion when searching for a quiet space! A composer of words, stitching meaning together in a way that will hopefully resonate. A way to share stories. A way to process life. A way to inspire others. A way to engage a weary and sometimes disconnected…

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An Encouraging Weekend at the Raising Generations Conference

I should tell you that this is a good story that starts out on kind of a gross note…just in case you’re wondering where on earth we’re going when you start to read this. But the thing is, I had to include the icky beginning because it is SOOO true to life, and parenting in…