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What is Your Name? Part 2

I know – a part two that doesn’t have the same name as a part one.  I’m quirky like that. A long time ago I wrote a piece about how mothers sometimes feel about their names.  The short answer?  We … Continue reading

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The Scorekeeper

Do you have one of these in your house?  The person who keeps track of who got how many pieces of candy, who had how much computer time, who got in trouble for what stuff and who didn’t, and basically … Continue reading

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The Week #1 Recap.

So the Bigs have been out of school for a week and we have had our first “normal” week of summer break.  Man, I hope that isn’t true.  I hope this past week wasn’t the normal for the summer. I … Continue reading

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The Summer of….

Do I really have to say it?  Type it?  Can’t you just read my mind and know?  Because if I say it, or type it, or pray it, I will open the flood gates.  Sigh. Patience. Ugh.  It’s out there … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Beat Him with It!

I am confessing a Mom fail.  I used my Bible as punishment.  I’ve felt guilty for two days and now hopefully I can walk away from it since I have confessed.  I have tried to paint it as a “teachable … Continue reading

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Waiting on a Silent Night

I recently watched “The Nativity Story.” I watched Mary through the story and I have spent a lot of time reflecting since. Here was a woman who was told by God that she’s going to have His child. She is … Continue reading

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