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Bullying – A Story and a Plea

I remember when I was younger and got teased.  I remember it happening often in elementary school, especially on the bus.  A few kids would call me names, pull my hair, kick the back of my seat.  When I complained … Continue reading

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Ah…This Navy Life…

Twenty-one years.  That’s how long my husband has been a sailor in the United States Navy.  It’s a fact we’re proud of and humbled by.  I have been involved in all of those years.  We’ve only been married for not … 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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Song Commentary

All our children enjoy commenting on song lyrics…things they find funny or awful or deserving of some other comment.  Sam Hunt’s country hit Body Like a Back Road is a favorite to pick apart.  The other day it was on … Continue reading

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I Forget Its Hard

I’ve been working on this post for weeks…pretty much since I last posted in March.  It’s now May.  It seems to be hitting me often lately…how hard this life truly is.  It may be my day to day, but that … Continue reading

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Rubbing Elbows

Several years ago, when I was pregnant and already had a toddler and a preschooler, a friend shared with me some sage advice she’d once received.  It went something like this, “There will be times in your marriage where you’re … 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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