learning to rest – it's not what you think

When was the last time you rested? I mean, really rested? I’ve been trying to figure out what it means to rest well. To turn off the noise to tune into what really matters. You know how sometimes you hit a point and then things get a little clearer? When you’ve finally moved far enough […]

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moms, you will relate to this

This video is one mama’s “apology” to her friends without kids, her funny confession as to why she has been so distant. It’s pretty on-point, and definitely relatable. Like, all of it. The texting, the one-hour nap, the cheese on the floor, the door closing, the half-conversations because of the impending meltdown. But I’d add that […]

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when the labels don't fit

This is for the mixed-ups and the misfits. For the wide-awakes who are dead-tired. For the confused have-it-all-togethers. For the both-ands. I’ve been learning that I’m carrying baggage that is all-together heavy and light. Sometimes, I think everyone in the world fits into a label. Everyone, that is, except me. He’s easy going, she’s organized, he’s […]

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so you want to start a blog

Ever doubted that you actually have anything important to say? Ever thought, writing is for her, but no one wants to listen to me? Ever wondered if God could really use you?  You might think, if I start a blog, nobody will read it. You guys, people are watching. God has given you a unique set […]

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share your story…it matters

This morning, I had the privilege of sharing with our local Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group about sharing our stories through blogs. When the leaders asked me to speak for a few minutes, I wasn’t sure what I was going to talk about. Isn’t creating a blog something you Google how to do once and […]

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and the winners are…

Congrats, ladies! Each of you will receive a package straight with Zondervan with three books for the kiddos in your lives. I’ll be emailing you today to get your mailing address. Thanks for entering, everyone, and stay tuned for more fun giveaways in the future. Happy Easter!

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thredUP review

My second thredUP package came in the mail today! I just love happy mail days. Especially when they’re free. (Yeah, free. Keep reading to see how you can score some free swag, too!) thredUP buys women’s, juniors, kids, and maternity pieces that are in like-new condition. (And really, they are in like-new condition. No mystery stains, […]

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