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i want to raise a generation…

I want to raise a generation of kids that are free. I want my boys to explore. To be adventurous. To ask questions, to look at things and wonder why and why not. I want to raise up a generation … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: what is brave?

I think you always need a dose of bravery when you read your words in front of a giant (well, to me!) room full of women. Today at MOPS, I shared a devotional based on this blog post. How do … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: focus on your strengths

Every once in awhile, I hear someone speak and think, “YES. MORE OF THAT.” That’s how I feel every time I listen to Elizabeth Hagen. (She inspired me to write this popular post.) I’m a big fan of Elizabeth’s mother, … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: free to have fun

I know so many fierce women who are holding it down at the office, at home, and in their communities. Can I just say, GET IT, GIRL. You ladies know who you are. You’re the unsung heroes who make everything … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: mornings

My two little people are tucked away, dreaming, and I’m up after a busy weekend, looking at my mess (what else is new?) and trying to commit to this whole blogging-for 31-straight-days thing. And I’m thinking about the week ahead. … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: identity

When Joseph meets someone, he boldly introduces himself. “HI. I’M JOEY CRAIG. I’M FOUR.” And if he really likes you, he adds, “I HAD A THOMAS BIRTHDAY PARTY.” He just puts it out there. He knows who he is and … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: a demanding heart

“MINE. NOW!” he demanded, a chubby finger emphatically pointing toward a cupboard. “MINE. NOOOOOW!” He bellowed. I scooped him up, but when I tried to cuddle him, he threw his head back. He wanted something I wasn’t giving him. I … Continue reading

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