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Good Friday in Your Family – Guest Post

Kate Allen, who blogs at Life, Love, Liturgy and at CornDog Mama, has agreed to talk about Good Friday and its implications to all, religious and not. She’s amazing, and if you have any theological qualms or questions, I would point you to … Continue reading

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Do You Even Know What Love Is?

Once upon a time, the economy crashed. My husband was laid off, I worked more than an hour away for very little money, and he stayed home alone all day looking for work and taking care of infant twins. You … Continue reading

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She Wants a Little Sister…Hah

So, for the past few days, I have been having a raging argument about whether or not I’ll have another baby. Not with my husband, but with one of my kids. She won’t give it up, starting in the morning … Continue reading

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Growing Up, the Good and the Bad

My little girls are in preschool. Both in the ‘wow, they’re growing up’ way, and in the ‘they are actually, right now, not in my house’ way. Both ways are fantastic. But, let’s talk about growing up. I have a … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

My kids love me. They stick by my side. In fact, it’s hard for me to get away, for anyone else to help them, to put on their shoes, to dress them. My kids want me. What an ego boost. … Continue reading

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Shared Suffering

There’s a phenomenon I’ve noticed since the girls were quite little. Unless they’re fighting with each other, only one gets upset at a time. If one is sad about something, if one is angry about something, if one is tantruming … Continue reading

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Happy Day

One of the best things about having young children is their ability to increase your enjoyment of festive occasions simply by being excited about it themselves. Yesterday was my husband’s birthday, and the girls couldn’t have been more psyched for … Continue reading

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Blend the Families, Keep the Love – Guest Blog

Today, I am lucky enough to have a phenomenal mommy blogger from Accidentally Mommy guest posting for me. She is a happily single mother of two, and she’s got some advice on how people can raise a loving blended family. … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

It is the 100th anniversary of the first International Women’s Day, today, and I am left without words.  So many women have shaped me and influenced my life, and I am grateful for every one of them.  Here is a … Continue reading

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I Just Know

My kids are only two and a half, and already I find myself saying “I just know” on a daily basis.  But not to the kids.  To the other adults around me. It’s a strange phenomenon, knowing something is going … Continue reading

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