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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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Why I Couldnt’t Buy Girl Scout Cookies This Year

Around the end of winter last year, it was like my stomach had an internal clock that was buzzing like my snooze on a Monday morning. It was time for minty chocolatey goodness. Creamy caramel and coconut perfection. Sweet, yet just the right amount of tart, bright lemon. That’s right, it was Girl Scout Cookie […]

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Can It Wait Until Tomorrow?

One evening, as I was approaching an important deadline I thought in order to accomplish it, and not stay up too late, I would work immediately after family dinner. However, things didn’t work out quite that way. I quickly realized I needed to stop and focus on being present with my family in the moment. If […]

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Tiny Humans

I was at a restaurant last week having trouble deciding what to order. First world problems, right? The waitress had many tables and I could tell she was stressed.  She came around and asked if I was ready. I told her no but I would be ready in just a few minutes. She yanked the […]

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