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3 AMAZON PRIME DEALS WORTH YOUR TIME

This post has affiliate links… *of course* This means that if you use my links to shop, it won’t cost you any extra money, but I will make a small commission… *Praise Jesus!* Okay Okay Okay! It’s Amazon Prime Day! First of all, Prime Day is for Prime members only, but Amazon is offering a 30…

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3 Signs It’s Time to Get Help With Your Anxiety

3 Signs It’s Time to Get Help with Your Anxiety

1. You feel kind of anxious. 2. You feel really anxious. 3. You feel overwhelmingly anxious. That’s it. No one needs to tell you to wait until you can’t breathe or you’re having panic attacks. Don’t wait until you are unable to perform simple tasks or you begin avoiding tasks that just seem too hard before…

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Hope in the Midst of Transition

I Never Thought I’d Be Here Again

“I have been in seasons of my life when it seems like the sun will never rise, when the darkness lingers, and when the warmth of the morning light seems unreachable. There have been seasons of my life when I believed the darkness and fear boasted of its success. But those seasons do not last…

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Posted in: Anxiety, My Life

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The You-Can-Do-It (And Why You Should) Complete Guide to Eliminating Food Dyes

Note: I’m not a doctor or nurse nor do I have any medical background by which I can offer any professional advice. The information shared here is purely an anecdotal account of our experience with artificial food coloring. All sources are cited. And some links are affiliate which means I will earn a small commission…

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Posted in: Allergy & Food Sensitivities, Anxiety

Today's Joy Will Expire

When All of Those Moms Were Right… Mostly

Jax, my three-year-old took a nap the other day – something he hasn’t done consistently in over a year. Consequently, he was up late. At about 10:00 pm, after books and stories and sitting with him, he said, “Momma? Remember when you used to hold me? Remember when you used to get my pillow and…

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Posted in: For Mommas

WHAT MOMS WERE THINKING

What Moms Were Thinking When Kate Stepped Out With Baby Number 3

I think the entire world gasped when the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out of the hospital, carrying her third baby while wearing a red dress by Jenny Packham and HEELS. She was stunning… as always… a true picture of royalty. But I think MOMS everywhere, remembering the hours after we gave birth… when our insides…

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Posted in: For Mommas

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Maybe They Do Notice

My husband needs a clean workspace to start a new project. I respect people like him, but I’m just the opposite. Often, if I want to motivate myself to do all of the things I HAVE to do, I take on a project that I WANT to do. It makes all of those less fun…

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Posted in: For Mommas

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My Body Broken For You

I had this mission. Lose all the baby weight. It seemed like a simple goal. Nursing helped. Watching my sugar intake helped. Eating healthy and getting exercise… it all helped. Even though I should be clear that my version of exercise is chasing three kids around. Well, two and a newborn. I have this friend…

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Posted in: For Mommas

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Anxiety, Stress & The Food The Caused It

If you had told me six months ago that we’d be living this way, I would have giggled and shoved another powdered donut from a bag into my mouth. I mean, I’m not the mom who reads all of the labels, chooses organic over regular, and advocates for chemical-free, preservative-free, artificial flavor-free foods. I’m too busy…

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Posted in: Allergy & Food Sensitivities, Anxiety

Why We Must Refuse to Look Away

Why We Must Refuse to Look Away: Did You See What Happened at Starbucks?

  In 2008, I was a photographer who worked out of my home. Twice a month, I would meet potential clients at a local Starbucks. Often, I would arrive early and find a good place for us to sit and talk. I did not always order before my future clients arrived. It’s important that you…

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Welcome Back to International Women’s Day

Good morning! Welcome back to International Women’s Day. Yup, you read that right. See, yesterday I was so busy taking care of my three kids sick with the flu that I didn’t even have a chance to get online and celebrate with everyone, and that’s when it hit me.   Y’all. Why is there just…

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When You Can’t Be Everything for Everyone

I get it. You looked into their sweet little eyes and wondered, “Do you feel like I’m too busy? Do you know that I feel like I’m failing you?” You looked at your husband and thought, “Do you know that I wish there was more time for us, too? Like, do you know that I…

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Posted in: For Mommas

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Christian Women Are Not Exempt From This Fight

Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance of the Cecil B DeMille award last night at the Golden Globes is a message that was heard around the world.Her voice didn’t simply highlight the truth of this time in history… it came into agreement with God’s ultimate Truth… The heart of God has always been for justice. The heart of…

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This One Step Will Help You Keep Every Other Resolution

I was scrolling through my newsfeed, and I saw all of the ads prompting me to make certain resolutions with the promise of a product that would help me keep each resolution. Those ad campaigns know my demographic well. They know we care about decluttered houses, better marriages, happier mothering, simplified routines, more present lives,…

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Last Minute (Amazon Prime) Stocking Stuffers!

If you’re anything like me, you just started your Christmas shopping… and Christmas is a week away. Praise the Lord for Amazon Prime! So, to take at least one thing off of your to-do list, here are some last minute (totally Primeable) stocking stuffers for the little ones in your life!   Also, yes, these…

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