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Good Mac and Cheese, and this Wild and Sacred Ride

There must be a special portion of grace set aside for mothers of teenagers everywhere…

I sometimes have this strong desire to talk to other mothers who have teenagers. 647 more words


Respect *Integrity*Courage*Honor

In a few weeks, our little town will have its annual Crazy Days (which is something akin to a city-wide sidewalk sale). I had never heard of this tradition until my family moved to the Midwest. 1,267 more words

Faith Family Football

The ripples of love

I remember the day like it was yesterday, even though it happened almost sixteen years ago. We had a very new baby girl, and I had just returned home from my first appointment with an asthma/allergy specialist for the Boy Wonder. 1,014 more words

Faith Family Football

We Stand Alone.

If you could look in to a crystal ball and see the future, what would your legacy be? What would it look like? I have always thought about this question, more so, since my children came in to this world. 1,148 more words


Mom, You're Old

I was 38 years old when I gave birth to my youngest son. Hardly ancient by today’s standards, but having had all three of my other children before age 30, my body felt the difference. 539 more words

Becoming a Mother

“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.”

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A mother's curse

When I was 12 years old, my mother cursed me.

And I don’t mean she yelled profanities at me, I mean, she put a curse on me through my future progeny. 1,579 more words

The Girl With The Inner Purple Hair