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My Husband Saved My Son’s Life Tonight – But it Could Have Ended Differently

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

That’s not a click-bait title. I honestly couldn’t think of anything better to call this article. This just happened… as in… less than two hours ago, and now that the kids are tucked soundly in their beds, I’m sitting down to process. Forgive me, because this isn’t a “days later” reflection. This isn’t an “I’m…

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To the Two Ladies on a Mom Date:

Monday, April 24th, 2017

I hope that you exchanged numbers. You two really seemed to hit it off, and I couldn’t tell if you planned to get together again later, so I just want to say this now… I hope that happens. I hope I witnessed your very first best friend lunch. It’s so hard to make friends when…

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We Need to Better Define “Unfaithful”

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

I believe that nearly every affair begins with the thought, “That felt nice.” It felt nice to be noticed. It felt nice to be complimented. It felt nice to be appreciated. It felt nice to be respected. It felt nice to laugh with them. It felt nice to get along without fighting. It felt nice…

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“I’m Sorry This is So Frustrating, Mom”

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

“I’m sorry this is so frustrating, Mom,” my seven year old son said as he hugged me. I should have thanked him, but instead I tried to correct him. “I’m not frustrated. I’m fine.” But even I didn’t believe my short tense words. I wasn’t fooling anyone. He paused and then asked, “Then what are…

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MTHFR & Anxiety – My Story of Hope & Healing

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

  I need to start by saying that I’m not a medical professional, and the information I share in this article is not a substitute for medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. The information I share is for general information only. Please consult your health care provide for any medical advice.…

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TV Has Been Waiting Decades for Jack Pearson

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

It’s no secret that This Is Us is one of TV’s best new shows. Between the unique way of presenting one family’s unfolding story and the deeply relevant and relatable characters, This Is Us has many of us laughing one minute and crying the next. It is an easy show to love. But there is…

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Every Christian Needs to See What Kevin Did on “This is Us”

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you send the kids to bed a few minutes early on Tuesday nights so that you don’t miss one second of the popular new show, “This Is Us” on NBC. (And if they’re not quite in bed when the clock hits 8:00 CST, you’re praising Jesus for your DVR or…

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She Has the Best Advice

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

I was standing in our kitchen after tucking all three of my kids into bed for the night when my oldest son, now seven, came out of his room. I knew the moment his brother and sister heard him out of bed they would follow. “Perfect,” I thought. I had just gotten them all quiet…

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Valentine’s Day Now That You’re a Mom

Friday, February 10th, 2017

*This photo was taken ten years ago… so…. I feel like that clarifies things. Lean close, friend. I have a feeling that I know what’s happening at your house right now… and it’s only because it’s happening at mine. We are five days away from Valentine’s Day, and my guess is you have spent more…

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More Pancakes Less Internet Politics

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Recently, the internet feels like a really big crowded room where everyone is shouting. “This is what I think!” “You’re wrong!” “How can you think that way?!” “What are we going to do?!” “What are you so worried about?!” “How are you not worried?! This is a disaster!” Social media used to feel like a…

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You Will Teach Your Children the Word Abortion

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

We will all teach our children the word abortion someday. But what will we say about it? The conversation happened in the car. I can’t remember exactly why the abortion doctor’s name was mentioned… I think it had something to do with an article my husband and I had read in the news… but our…

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You are a D@#$ Good Mom

Monday, January 16th, 2017

My five year old daughter, Kadence, has this mirror we hung in her room a few birthdays ago so she could pretend to have her own dance studio. (It was in her brief ballerina phase.) I don’t know what it is about that mirror, but she’s always sassier when she stands in front of it.…

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We Pre Three: The Ultimate Date Night Giveaway

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You had a baby. Maybe a year ago, maybe a few years ago… maybe many years ago. And when “we” became “three,” something changed. Okay, a lot changed. Look, I don’t know the circumstances at your house, but I know baby likely meant you didn’t get to connect the…

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Midnight Mom Devotional : November 26

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 You know, when I think about Jesus, I often think about how available He was. The Gospels aren’t full of stories…

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