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Pull Your Own Happiness Wagon

You just got a new haircut (outfit, promotion at work, etc.) and you proudly walk around the next day waiting for all the positive, praise-filled comments.  Then…they never come.  Your husband, family members, or co-workers don’t seem to notice your drastic change or accomplishment at all.  Cue the negative self-talk and second guessing.   It’s […]

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A Slower Season

Girls’ nights, weekends away, double dates, shopping, coffee dates, church activities, events, volunteering….that’s what life was like not so long ago. I am now in a slower season of life, and I’m loving it. Yes, I also loved the busyness and excitement that I had grown so accustomed to before, but there’s something so sweet […]

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I’m Sorry

I’m sorry, my sweet girl. I’m sorry that I don’t have the patience I want to have for you. I have never been a patient person, and though I can see that you are teaching me, I am still not where I want to be. You have been sick, teething (molars, to be exact,) and chock […]

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To The Mama Who Messed Up Today

Some days are picturesque. You float around meeting everyone’s requests with a smile. You pack healthy lunches (with a little surprise treat), you play three games of Uno and snuggle with every kid. You feel like you totally have this Mama-thing down. Some days you forget to put snacks in the backpacks and snap at the […]

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Judged At The Playground

My child fell off the monkey bars and other parents called me out for not standing right next to next to him when it happened.  I had the same thoughts about myself.  Where was I? I was sitting on the bench. My husband was chasing our toddler twins and our oldest child was happily playing nearby.  […]

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Why My Family Makes Music Together

NWAMB is thrilled to partner with Jubliee Music of NWA and to support their mission to bring children and music together for a lifetime!Most of my earliest childhood memories involve my mother singing to me–singing in the bath tub, singing at bedtime, singing in the car, singing songs with the goofy games we would play–and […]

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