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My Stomping Sweetie

My 6-year-old is running away. Apparently I’m the worst mommy ever! And I don’t even know what I did this time! I mean usually I have an inkling … I…

Bummer Bumps and Spooky Night Walks

One of the bummers of being a single mom is checking out creepy noises in the night. I was never the gal who wanted to prove she was brave ……

Sanity in the Storm

Lately my biggest issue is that I think I’m losing my mind. You might think that should be considered of paramount importance, but I think it was bound to happen–I…

Breathing In and Breathing Out: Forgiveness

One of the most important topics in my life is forgiveness. Forgiveness of myself … because I fail a lot. Forgiveness of others, because … well … nobody is perfect….

No Pretty Little Bow

I think I want to hide – preferably in a nice beach house. Over the past four years I’ve felt many things more acutely than I thought possible – physical…

Holding My Faith Firmly Instead of My Children

In the past 24 hours I’ve had the opportunity to talk to two of my children – my high school sophomore and my 6th-grader – about their faith. It was…

Sanity in the Storm

Lately my biggest issue is I think I’m losing my mind. You might think that should be considered of paramount importance, but I think it was bound to happen. I…

Holding Firmly to My Best Friend’s Hand

I’m a scaredy-cat … I’ll admit it. Recently my kids and I joined some friends for a day at the beach … it was beautiful and so much fun! This…

Prayers at Bedtime … Anytime

I’d like to know what happened to those sweet little night-night times … those precious times of reading books, singing songs and saying prayers. Now it’s more like wailing and…

Am I Missing Something?

I’m in a rather funky place … and when I say funky I don’t mean some fun and crazy place where people dress with flair and the music is cranking….

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