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When parenting starts to get easier

I think most people who read my blog will agree that parenting is bloody hard work. And in the early years, it can sometimes feel a little bit exhausting, a little bit boring, and more than a little bit lonely. 1,209 more words

Parenting

Expectations and Reputation of Peace Corps

So this is my last post for my mini series “hidden side of Peace Corps, what PCVs aren’t telling you.” Although I could write more, for example: illness while serving abroad, but I think 3 posts is enough. 950 more words

Service

What happened when I blinked

Although I am a planner, I often feel that much of life sneaks up on me.  With everything that has happened in our lives, I have learned to perfect the art of “Plans B, C, and D . 762 more words

Faith Family Football

There goes 2016

The time has come to farewell another year done. To welcome in the next 12 months, make those resolutions and reflect on what has been. 323 more words

Personal & Family

....all is calm, all is bright!

As Christmas 2016 draws to an end, I reflect back on the past few weeks and realize just how blessed I am. The passing of time and the circumstances of life have a way of slowly changing the holidays for us. 1,007 more words

Weekly Wrap

The Toy Cupboard

The days seem to whiz past, the hands of the clock seeming to move faster, when nobody watches them. The newborn has become a toddler, a tween and a teen. 326 more words

Everyday Moments

Who Will Carry This Torch?

I wrote this poem eleven years ago. I return to it today and just want to weep. What are we doing to our children? Who will save them? 165 more words

#DoNoHarm

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