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The Online Parenting Advice Mill - Jump On or Hop Off?

I’m always intrigued by parenting blogs. All of those titles and quizzes that promise to tell me if I’m a “cool” mom or not grab me. 740 more words

Success In Parenting

Learning to Live, Part 2

Here, I will tackle the courting/looking for a husband part of my earlier list of griefs. For a good, long, fat list as to why I believe courting doesn’t work, check out… 1,316 more words


Learning to Live, Part 1

Growing up in conservative Baptist circles, or any conservative Christian groups actually, a lot of emphasis is placed on marriage. Specifically a few things related to it: 778 more words


Everyday Inspiration, Day 2: 26 Things I've Learned About (My) Life So Far

  1. It’s okay to be sad.
  2. I will struggle with depression for my entire life, and
  3. that is okay.
  4. Falling in love isn’t a bad thing in and of it’s self.
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Sun Poisoning and Other Toxins

(Long post, you’ve been warned.)

This past Saturday, my family went tubing on a nearby river. Four glorious hours of us and the water. Now before we left the building, everyone in my family put on sunscreen. 1,501 more words


Preparing for the Foreign Service (without studying)

So you want to be a Foreign Service Officer? You’ve read the news, you’ve learned a foreign language, you’ve purchased FSOT study guides? Great! You’re heading in the right direction. 804 more words


23 life lessons learned in 23 years

Today is my birthday. The first thing I have to say, is holy hell where has these past few years gone!? I feel like I cannot say I JUST graduated college anymore, or that I JUst came back from Paris. 735 more words