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Moms, this year has been quite a ride. For those called to raise up the next generation, we have experienced the past year in two different ways: within ourselves, and through the eyes of our children. During this historic season, there have been moments that have been so rich. Days filled with deep family connection,…
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Where’s the Disconnect | The Question I’m Asking Myself About Racism

I wrote this post a few years ago in response to the Charlottesville riots. All of it still holds true for me today, as we walk through this time in history, filled with such personal and national emotion. As a mother raising four children, I am responsible for how I speak out against racism in…
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I So Want To Micromanage My Kids

The other morning I was going around to bedrooms, turning off all the lights kids had left on because mornings are just a mad rush to get to school. When I got to one of my son’s rooms, I saw several papers next to his bed, and I did what you know we ALL do,…
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Where is the Disconnect | The Question I’m Asking Myself About Racism

Where is the disconnect? I don’t know if I’ve ever written specifically about race, but with our country’s recent events, it all has me at a place that I cannot wrap my brain around. The controversy of race and people and colors…it all has me sitting in complete disbelief. I don’t know a single person in…
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Running Our Race Because It’s Ours

So, after morning drop-off, I ran into our grocery store, I would say with no make up on, but I actually had a good amount of left-over mascara under my eyes. I hadn’t even brushed my hair, but I needed stuff to make pumpkin bread. As I was getting out of the car to go in,…
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Natalie’s Story | Because Sometimes We Need To Remember Redemption’s Hope

This today, because a few of us have had the wind knocked clean out of us this week when it comes to motherhood. Seeing that child hurt, watching them make choices, knowing that life is full of transitions. Next stages. So much this month, new seasons, graduations, end-of-school events. Calendars full and hearts filled with…
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