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Remember, Mom, You Deserve to Dance

Mother’s Day is tomorrow. And for most moms with little ones, it’s not always a day filled with relaxation, breakfast in bed, massages, and mimosas. Most of us will still be changing the dirty diapers, wiping sticky fingers, chasing after little people, and preparing family meals. Motherhood is hard. I don’t think I ever realized …

Surviving a Plane Trip With a Toddler

Last year, our family took a vacation flying with our then, 7-month old son. We were nervous to take our first flight with our little one, but it went pretty well. My husband and I were nervous about how our son would react to the change in pressure (thankfully, nursing helped a lot). We also …

Winter Favorites

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. -John Steinbeck To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven. -Ecclesiastes 3:1   Winter Favorites It’s the middle of winter, and who couldn’t use some pick-me-ups with some winter favorites? Hot cocoa, fuzzy socks, …

A New Year: This Little Boy Has Changed My Life Forever

“Make this year a year of finding, of fulfillment, of joy, of peace, and purpose.” -Unknown “Tomorrow is the first blank of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” -Brad Paisley “For I am about to do something new.” -Isaiah 43:19 Here we are: 2017 A new year, a new beginning. I can’t say …

Mom-Guilt: Letting Busyness Get in the Way of Rest

Trying to Be Super-Mom As a wife and mom, it’s easy to get into the routine of taking care of others, and not really thinking too much about it. Take out the trash, clean up the diapers, make the meals, clean the bathrooms, manage the finances, go to work, and on and on. Rest often …

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