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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Times they are a-changin’ in my life: College-age daughter has her own apartment, oldest son is graduating from high school next month, and the youngest is taking driver’s education. The other day I was thinking how the house was quiet. Part of me breathed a sigh of relief and relished the calm. But then I […]

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Getting Through the Darkness of Unemployment

The day has come that I never hoped or dreamed for. The day my husband lost his job. I have watched others go through this, and it was one of those situations where I responded with a loving “I’m sorry”, and then quickly thank God that it wasn’t me. Well today is the day. It […]

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As Much As I Can

When meeting someone for the first time, there is this one seemingly innocent question that always gets asked. It’s an icebreaker, a fall-back when you have no idea where to start.  “So, what do you do?” Your kids hit it off, so maybe you’ll find common ground with their parent. Or maybe it’s from a […]

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Bujo FTW

Bujo is one of my favorite four-letter words. If you aren’t familiar, “bujo” stands for “bulletjournal,” which is basically a straightforward yet flexible system for tracking tasks, activities, and goals. The core design includes a layout for the year, followed by the current month, week, and day. One of bujo’s biggest benefits is that it’s […]

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Are We There Yet?

You guys, I should have been more prepared this time. I feel like I am in a brand new world filled with danger at every turn. I feel like I am walking with wide-eyed fear around every corner of our house, waiting for that scary masked dude to jump out and grab me. What’s even […]

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