Monthly Archives: October 2015


I’m not sure where my kids heard the term “YOLO,” but they throw it around like a hot potato. Me: Jace, why are you sliding off the couch head first? Jace: YOLO. Or Me: Gracie, those aren’t the right words…you’re … Continue reading

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Linsey and Mary – Mothers of Lost Souls

In October 1988 President Reagan declared October to be Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Later on Robyn Bear, a woman who struggled through six miscarriages of her own, chose October 15th as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. These … Continue reading

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I Am Awesome

This might not seem like something you want to read, but I encourage you to stick with me and challenge yourself.  Because you’re awesome too.  (If you’ve seen The Lego Movie, you might be inclined to sing…”Everything is awesome!”  I … Continue reading

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Flowers of Edo

A few days ago I was reading to my son and discovered a phrase to build a blog post around. (Inspiration is everywhere!) He’s discovered a love of Magic Tree House books, by Mary Pope Osborne. If you don’t know them, you … Continue reading

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Dear Moms (on a bad day)

Dear Moms (on a bad day), I know that sometimes it feels like everything you do is wrong.  Some days you lose your mind yelling about the same thing you scolded the kids about yesterday and then see a social media reminder … Continue reading

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Pay it forward. Random acts of Kindness. There are a number of projects and movements that encourage us to do good for others with the hope, maybe even the knowledge that our positive energy will be felt on and on, … Continue reading

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Just Write It.

A dozen or so years ago I remember saying to a friend, “Everyone wants to write their memoirs, right?” And she answered, “Um…no.” In my mind, that was the first time I realized that maybe this writing thing was something … Continue reading

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