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My January survival guide

I rolled into January with what I think might be a December Hangover. I’m feeling a little like the weather lately… dead and cold inside. Just kidding. Sort of. Joyfully passing the time through January can be a struggle for moms. It’s too cold for the kids to play outside, we’re broke and living off […]

The freedom in vulnerability

Nearly two years ago, my beautiful friend and I sat inches apart, sharing our deepest struggles with each other. This friend was always forthright with me about the things she was striving to change about herself. I liked listening to her, watching her perfectly painted red lips as she spoke. She inspired me. On this […]

A season to prepare

Tonight, I am sitting alone on our deck, amidst strands of gleaming white patio lights and a yard of fresh cut green grass. The air is calm and crisp, and the crickets are noisy. This scene really never happens. I am making the time, and everyone has conveniently allowed me this peace. I am a […]