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My Dearest Lydia on Your 5th Birthday

My Dearest Lydia on your 5th Birthday I can’t believe you are five years old. It seems like yesterday you were born a few weeks early and made Daddy and I the happiest we’ve ever been. I often think you were just as excited about your entry into this world and I thank God every […]

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Childhood Recollections of Your Mother

What Are Your Favorite Childhood Memories of Your Mother? As the proud mother of two toddlers and watching them learn and grow instantaneously, such as the recent Easter celebration and all of its traditions, the dying and hunting of eggs, pictures with the Easter bunny, church and family gatherings has me thinking about my childhood. […]

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Chivalry in Motherhood

Have you ever heard of the term chivalry?  Today, I would like to talk about chivalry but I will call it “modern chivalry in motherhood” or “kindness in motherhood”  I strongly believe in today’s society that admirable behavior is an attractive quality in one’s personality. The choice to do the right things, for the right reasons, at the […]

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Love yourself this Valentines Day ❤️

Most of us know that the love that we give to our children is far more than the love that we give ourselves. The times when we are removed from our children and partners, we get caught up in all the other identities we become as a parent, and as the days continue to pass […]

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Mom Guilt – How Do You Play With Your Children?

Do you “play” with your children? Or do you “play” with you children enough is the question? Are you engaging in activities such as Barbies, Legos, GI Joe, dolls, or games on a daily basis? When you do, do you feel that it is enough? I have recently had this empowering guilt, now that my […]

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