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24 Mondays

That’s how many I’ve had to rock you before nap. That’s how many I’ve had to hold you in the heirloom rocking chair in your bedroom, the place we’ve both come to know and love with such intimacy and sacred appreciation. 584 more words

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In Case You've Wondered What It's Like

Guilt. There’s been a lot of that.

Because I underestimated what it would be like to be at home. There have been fewer showers, less projects and more chores. 626 more words

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Reflections: A Season Ends

I had a really close friend in college tell me out of the blue that we couldn’t be friends anymore. She just stopped hanging out with me. 665 more words

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This One's for My Mom

My mother has been my best friend for as long as I can remember. She held me when I was little and called me her “sweetheart”, dressed me up in poufy dresses and frilly socks, took me dance lessons and recitals, added to my collections of Barbie dolls and Precious Moments figurines. 279 more words

Intro Into Our Family

It Always was WAHM

This has been my view lately. It’s what I see when I look out the back window of my house. In front of this window sits a tall kitchen table with lots of chairs. 1,389 more words

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Dear Sadler

April 24, 2017 (a very rainy Monday)

Dear Sadler,

You have the most beautiful singing voice.

Lately, you’ve been singing around the house. Singing louder. Singing prouder. 277 more words

At Home Mom

Reflections: First Two Months

Since this journey began, I’ve noticed things. I’ve felt shifts within my being that have moved me to tears, brought me to my knees and made me laugh until I’ve ached. 1,176 more words

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