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Not Everyone Gets A Trophy

“We will begin working on delayed gratification in a few weeks”, my 3 year old’s teacher told me. I laughed our loud thinking she actually needs to teach more than just my 3 year old delayed gratification. We live in a world where we get what we want, when we want and now kids are […]

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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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The Ode to the Angry Mom

You woke up from a night of haphazard sleep. There was no hesitation in your toddler’s voice as he demanded breakfast, and then threw a fit as you made eggs instead of a PB&J. Your baby clawed at your legs and cried as you quickly put breakfast on the table. It was too hot. The […]

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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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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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Pumpcation

Vacation (noun) 1. a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday. 2. freedom or release from duty, business, or activity.   Pumpcation   1. being chained to a breast pump for two or more non-continuous hours in a 24 hour period. 2. the […]

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