Yes, It Matters

My friend and I had a conversation today that I have had numerous times, with various friends, since becoming a parent. Does it matter? Sometimes it all seems so trivial. The bottoms you wipe. The diapers you change. The hours spent awake at night rocking your infant to sleep. The Continue Reading

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Ladies, Let’s Do This

Ladies, it’s time to start building each other up. What if instead of criticizing, comparing and judging, we got into the habit of complimenting, holding our heads high, owning who we are and lifting each other up? I’ve seen it all too often in my life and I’m not without Continue Reading

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A Work in Progress

In college, I spent a lot of time seeking meaning and purpose – in my life. In the world.  I was curious.  I had accepted Christ when I was younger, but hadn’t fully given my life to Him.  I was unsure.  I knew I had a big, gaping hole in Continue Reading

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Zero Tolerance Bullying Policy

I can be a bully sometimes. It’s not something I’m proud to admit. I mean, who would be proud to admit that? There are plenty of things to be proud of. Like receiving a good grade on a test you studied hard for, completing a home project, running a marathon Continue Reading

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When Lockdown Happens

Last Thursday, I pulled into the pick-up line at the end of the school day – as I always do. And my daughter walked to the car – as she always does. But something was different. Something was wrong. She opened the car door as the words came pouring out Continue Reading

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The Importance of Response

*Sometimes I write things and then realize I hit publish a little prematurely. If you are wondering why the same post is ending up in your inbox again today – this one is a little different. After reflecting, I realized I didn’t quite say things like I had wanted to. Every Continue Reading

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