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Full of Pennies

Tonight was my son’s band concert.  You really haven’t lived until you’ve enjoyed hours of elementary band, orchestra and choir music!  It was precious … long but precious.  And because…

A Strong-Willed Child and a Single Mom

I learned a valuable lesson this week – I learned that my strong-willed daughter likes to do things her way.  I know, I know… duh!   She’s number 5 so you’d…

A Decidedly Upward Slant

Recently I opened up one of my notebooks and discovered a page entitled, “Blog Ideas.”  I instantly thought, “Cool!”  Unfortunately, not so much … I can’t figure out what half…

Single Parent Sorrow

There are so many things that break my heart now.  So many things I can’t avoid that I really want to.  Things I would never imagine would cause me sadness….

Professional Sleep Deprivation Specialists

Yeah…so…I’ve NEVER had children that go to bed beautifully.  You know that whole thing about sleep like a baby?  Doesn’t happen at my house.   Not one person at my house…

Grocery Shopping, Coupons, and a Bit of Craziness

I have this sweet friend from church who spends $20 a week to feed her family of 6.  I can’t even tell you what I spend because it’s too embarrassing. …

Open to the Unexpected

Ever felt like God was asking you to do something that simply seemed crazy?  Maybe a bit unexpected?  Actually that might be a silly question.  God seems to always be…

BRING IT

I’ve been joking about getting a t-shirt that simply says “Bring It.”  I’m totally kidding.  I don’t know that I can handle one more blasted thing! But, Golly!!!  That’s kind…

Where Do You Find Your Identity?

Okay…I’m gonna get a bit spiritual.  I hope you don’t mind.  My single mommy self just simply can’t survive without Jesus.  I know it sounds a bit cliché, but my…

Overcoming Adversity

I used to joke that if I wrote a book it was going to be called, “It was Funny, but Not Ha Ha Funny.”  That pretty much describes my life…

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