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I Wish You Teenagers

When my kids were little, we were so busy learning manners and basic life skills.  They needed continual guidance, correction, and care.  In many ways, despite the constant vigilance I had to keep, those were some of my best days.  Nothing beats observing a child explore the world around them.  I hoped they’d never grow […]

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Sending Dinosaurs to Amazon Unannounced

Today, I was humbled. Being humbled is something that moms are experts in. So, that’s where I found myself.  I was standing in front of a full-length mirror trying to find a swim suit that flattered my post-motherhood body. In case you are wondering, that is zero swimming suits. Especially considering I was doing hypothetical […]

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How God Sees a Mother

  Since the beginning of time woman have been looking for a way to describe motherhood. The never-ending responsibility. What it feels like and how it changes you. The never ending desire for your child, even though you can’t imagine cleaning peanut butter off their face one more time. It’s already been 700 times today. […]

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Childbirth and Unsolicited Advice

As my sister-in-law closed in on the last few days of her pregnancy this month, she would ask me questions about her pregnancy and impending birth of her son. I recalled a little over three years ago, when I too, felt the same wonderment, apprehension, and anxiety.  I remember wondering what the birth would be […]

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NWA Guide to Local & Specialty Food

Northwest Arkansas Guide to Local, Organic and Specialty Food

Do you like buying local produce? Do you need specialty food due to an allergy? Are you more of an organic shopper? Here is a guide to specialty grocery shopping (and eating) in Northwest Arkansas! If I’m forgetting anything, please feel free to add to this list in the comments! Farmers Markets – for food […]

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