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Moms Should Never Say Never

Never Say Never

Listen.  I am not a parenting expert by any standard, but there definitely was a point in time where I thought I was getting pretty close. When I had my first baby, I had just endured nine months of unsolicited advice and horror stories from every person I encountered. All of that on top of […]

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Lost Art of Calling Home

Lost Art of Calling Home

When I was around eighteen-years-old, I bought a book that inspired me. It was focused on a young woman’s love for herself (mind, body, and soul). As I prepared to leave my parents’ home and move into my first apartment, one chapter really set with me. It was a note on “10 Things to Do […]

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You're Probably an Ambivert

You’re Probably an Ambivert

No one who knows me would peg me as an extrovert. When I told my parents that I’m actually an extrovert based on the true definition of the word, they balked at the idea. I’m quiet and reserved, I don’t like ordering food at restaurants, and I shy away from confrontation and saying hi to […]

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When Mom is the Student

When Mom is the Student

I started college the fall after graduation just like you’re “supposed” to. I moved out of my home and into a TINY dorm room with a complete stranger on the campus of a Christian college. I didn’t really know exactly what I wanted to do with my life, but I knew I was expected to […]

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Motherhood 101_

Motherhood 101: Advice from an Old Amateur

I only have one child, but I’m still a professional mom. I mean, really, anyone who calls themselves an actual mom should automatically be classed as a pro, right? However, the interwebs tell me that professionals (at least when you’re referring to athletes) are people who get paid for their gig and last I checked, […]

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Leading like a Mother

Leading Like a Mother

The most exhausting part of being a mom is always being the boss. As a stay-at-home mom of two, I’m always in control: making decisions, planning outings, making appointments, deciding what to cook for dinner, and purchasing goods. And those are just the administrative decisions. Then there are the actual childcare decisions, like should I […]

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