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5 Kinds of Kids on the First Day of School & An Encouragement Scripture for Each

Some of you might be thinking, "If I read ONE.MORE thing about the first day of school..." I get it. You're either all in or covering your eyes at this point. Moms typically fall into two categories on the first day: the Jessie Spano-I'm-So-Excited-This-Day-Has-Finally-Arrived or Sobbing-Ugly-Crying-Heartbroken-Mess the minute the bus pulls away. I've been both,… Continue reading 5 Kinds of Kids on the First Day of School & An Encouragement Scripture for Each

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Book Review: Made Like Martha and Guest Post: Sabbath Rest for Those Who Get Things Done by Katie M. Reid

Made Like Martha Review & Give-Away I'm sure you've all viewed my recent Facebook posts from my friend Katie's new book, Made Like Martha: Good News for the Woman Who Gets Things Done, and surely you can see how much I enjoyed this read. Getting this book in my hands and being a part of Katie's… Continue reading Book Review: Made Like Martha and Guest Post: Sabbath Rest for Those Who Get Things Done by Katie M. Reid

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Love with Two Hands

Finally. It’s just after dinner and I have a moment to sit down but not at the counter, or my desk, or the toy car-covered living room floor, or the dinner table, but on the couch in my living room. Work is finished, laundry is folded (well, probably - I’m at least pretending it is),… Continue reading Love with Two Hands

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Little Red Wagon

A wise friend shared a story with me years ago that really stuck. I'm sure you've experienced that too. For one reason or another you just relate to it and it resurfaces often.  I can't take credit for this story...but I'm going to tell it like its mine. Just so we are clear...it's not. So… Continue reading Little Red Wagon

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There’s Poop on the Slide: Confessions of a Work from Home Mom

I’m a wife and I’m a mom. I am also a work-from-home mom.  For real. I work a real job from home, all while I manage my three children, their activities, meals, snacks, screen time, etc… all the things, and all the snacks. If you’re a mom you get what I’m saying about the snacks.… Continue reading There’s Poop on the Slide: Confessions of a Work from Home Mom