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Worst Mommy Ever (A Guest Post From That Mommy Blog)

I’m excited to welcome Michelle to my blog today. Who would have ever thought my star Sunday School Student, a precious little moppet with blond curls and huge blue eyes, would grow up someday to marry this wonderful woman and give me the gift of a great friend…

Welcome to Joy Reclaimed

If you are a guest today of Joy Reclaimed from That Mommy Blog, I’m thrilled to welcome you.  It’s an honor to be a guest blogger and share one of my favorite pieces, “Sock Treasures” with a new audience.  If you came to check…

Sock Treasures

Bedtime at our house is filled with typical five year old antics–stalling, more time in the bathtub negotiations, tooth brushing, water drinking and the ritual of choosing the toy of honor that gets to share the bed for the night.  “No, you can’t sleep with…

Never Say Never

Ever heard, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans?” Well, my own version would be, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him what you’ll never do!” Starting out I was eager and ready to tackle my future. I believed in being prepared so…

Sometimes It’s OK To Fake It

If I’ve learned anything in my thirty plus years of parenting, supporting one daughter through her pageantry years, moving nine times, accepting jobs I had no idea how to do and especially when facing uncomfortable unexpected situations; faking it is completely acceptable.  In fact, faking it is often…

Grateful For Monsters

I love this quote by Nikhil Saluia:  “Being a Mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children go.” My heart has taken me places I never dreamed I’d go; certainly places I never wanted to go. But I wasn&#8217…