My Thoughts on Sleepovers

Recently my 10-year-old daughter boarded a bus in route to summer camp. I sobbed as soon as I got back into the car. I missed her already. For four days and three nights she would be beyond my grasp. I wouldn’t be there to pray with her, to kiss her forehead as she drifted off […]

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Learning the True Meaning of Wealth

This post is part of Generation One Blog Tour which I am excited to be a part of along with many other inspiring bloggers. To learn more and to join us as we tell the world how we are creating generational wealth, CLICK HERE!   Growing up I learned quickly that money was for spending. My grandmother had closets filled […]

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On Staying Married for the Kids

“Don’t stay married for the kids.” I’ve heard those words from countless men and women who somehow found themselves on the other side of marriage — divorced, and whether out of a desire for non-coupled company or just trying to do the best thing, never hesitated to advertise the greenness of their grass. To be […]

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Thoughts on Coordinating Sibling Outfits

I’m that mom. The mom who looks at a dress that’s available in multiple sizes and sees opportunity. I am convinced that matching (fashion) moments don’t have to be limited to Christmas jammies. I tend to love coordinating my kids’ clothes and from time to time I will even jump in on the fun if […]

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TV Families I’m Way Too Emotionally Invested In

Summer is in full swing, and with that comes a chance to catch up on all of my favorite television shows and maybe revisit a few modern day classics—and perhaps give my heart some time to return to its normal state. The spring season of television was so intense that toward the end I decided […]

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Signs Your Daughter Is a Daddy’s Girl

I can vaguely recall a time when my girls were crazy about me. They wanted to be by my side constantly; their eyes would grow wide each time they saw me. But then one day I stopped nursing and apparently lost some of my sparkle. My husband, however, the consistent one that he is, just […]

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Why We Often Put Our Dreams on Hold

During a virtual conversation with a friend, she shared with me her belief that I was capable of more than I realized. Essentially I should dream big because I can achieve big things. It must have been obvious that self doubt had crept in along the way, causing me to feel less capable, qualified and […]

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(Some of) The Worst Things That can Happen to You as a Parent

You know those things that happen to us as parents that sting a little and, in the moment might feel pretty awful/annoying/frustrating but in retrospect perhaps aren’t so bad? I’m sharing some of those things over at BuzzFeed.  Head over for 29 Of The Worst Things That Can Happen To You As A Parent.

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Lessons Learned During An Unplanned Pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy can be scary. And not every pregnancy results in the decision to raise your baby or even birth your baby. I understand that. But this post isn’t geared toward those individuals. This one is for the mother who lies awake at night wondering if she can do this because she really wants […]

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TV Moms You Totally Want To Be BFFs With

If you missed it, I’m sharing 19 TV moms you would totally want to have as BFFs over at BuzzFeed :)  

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