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From Mommy to Godzilla

When I became a mother, I pictured long days of rocking my sweet babies and imparting all my knowledge to them as they grew. I know some of you are…

Timeless Words

While we were raising our children we faced the usual challenges with sibling bickering, sloppiness with household chores, and working long hours on school assignments. We taught them how to…

Wasting Time

I used to love to read, but once I became a mom I somehow felt that reading was a colossal waste of time. There is so much to do, how could I possibly just sit there and read?

Why I Stopped Multi-Tasking

Lately I seem to be in full-on triage mode. My nails are bitten down to the quick, I find myself choking on my food because I’m trying to eat it…

When the Vacation Is Over…

The vacation is over. We’re headed home. You probably have a range of emotions swirling around you depending upon who is in your car. Some kids can’t wait to get…

No Such Thing as Normal

I recall standing up before a class of 5th and 6th graders teaching them grammar and thinking, How do I do this? How do I pretend that this is just…

Where Are You Running?

Sometimes it seems like motherhood is a track-and-field event. We chase kids. We hurtle the conflicts life throws at us. We shot-put our bad attitudes out of our day (or…

A Day In the Life of a Summertime Mom …

Ah, summer. The kids have lots of play dates, the days are long and beautiful, vacations are on the calendar … and every mom with any kind of a job is…

Swimming Lessons

My youngest son does not have much fear.  He’s a leap before you look kind of guy.  When he was 2 years old and my oldest son was 4, I…

The Child Who Is Just Like Me

My brother and his family came over for a visit after church on Sunday. It was certainly a blessing to see them all. I was so excited to spend quality…

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