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Why I Take My Children on Vacation

Taking children on vacation can be hard, but it is worth it.

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If I Could Tell my Teenage Self Anything.

There’s no doubt about it, the teenage years are rough. 20 people shared with me what they would say to their teenage self if they could go back.

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12 Ways to Be A More Peaceful Mom

Do you struggle with creating a peaceful atmosphere? Do you long to be a more peaceful mom? Here are 12 ways to accomplish that today!

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My Dearest Daughter, Be Proud of Who You Are.

  Last week my sister and I were discussing the personalities of the five little divas in our family. There are five girls, ranging between the ages of 1-5. All five of them possess very strong personalities. My oldest daughter is the oldest of her and her cousins. She is the ahem, bossiest one of […]

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Raising Kind Children

I don’t know about you, but I desire to raise kind children. Children who grow up to become kind adults. Adults who are kind to strangers in the street, adults who are kind to their families. I desire to raise kind humans. I know I am not the only one who strives to do this […]

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A Letter to my Strong-Willed Child

My Dearest Strong-willed Child, When you were in my womb I told people you were going to be my calm child. Your sister, is also strong-willed, so I prayed against all odds that you would be calm. Never pushing your boundaries. Gentle, meek and kind. I prayed and God laughed at me. Instead He gave […]

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Parenting, It’s Not Supposed to be Easy.

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Last night my husband and I stayed up to late watching television. We never stay up late. Our bedtime has routinely become 9 pm or even earlier, especially on nights that we are both completely and utterly exhausted. Last night though, we stayed up to late. First we watched our show. Then we decided to […]

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My Children are a Blessing not a Burden

Today I am starting a four-part series about children being a heritage from the Lord. When B was just a year old, I had a conversation with a lady that I will always remember. It wasn’t a bad conversation. I didn’t have an epiphany or big revelation. This conversation will  always stick with me because […]

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To the Mommy who struggles with Guilt

As a Mom I have struggled with guilt countless times. Did I say “no” too much today? Did I discipline my child enough? too much? Why was my child being so rude just now, was it something I taught them? Did I snuggle my child enough today? How many books did I read them? Everyone […]

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