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Honesty

Have you ever seen a toddler pat his mama’s belly like a drum?  What did you think?  What was her reaction?  Was anyone else around, and, if so, what did they do? Why do I ask?  Well, I’ll tell you, … Continue reading

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Need a Life Jacket?

If you think parenting is rough work, I’ve got good news.  You’re not alone! Yup, that’s my good news.  You might have been hoping for some revelation that would make raising children less exhausting.  Perhaps you thought I’d have some … Continue reading

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Blessed By You

You’ve probably heard that we are who we are because of the life we’ve lived.  The things that happen in our youth help shape who we come as adults.  Those opinions we form in our impressionable teen years influence our … Continue reading

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Second Guessing

So…to catch everyone up….we were going to retire from the Navy.   And now we’re not.   And all of that happened so quickly, it seems.  It wasn’t overnight, but it was over a few sleepless nights…let’s put it into perspective. May … Continue reading

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The Secrets to Strength

We all have people that we look up to.  There might be an obvious relationship of guidance as there is with teachers, coaches, and parents.  Or it might be less evident.  We all have situations with peers and co-workers where … Continue reading

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Not Mama Bear

I am not a Mama Bear.  I’m not really sure what kind of Mama I am, but it is crystal clear that I’m not the ‘take a swipe at you with my paw because you’ve wronged my cub’ kind.  I … Continue reading

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Squirrel!

The other day I was getting dressed and got sidetracked by a squirrel.  I know, I know…so cliche.  Regardless, while I was buttoning my pants it caught my eye out the window.  I stood there and watched it scurry up … Continue reading

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