Mid-Summer Meltdown
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It’s July, which for some of us means that there are four weeks left of summer. As the heat gains sweltering momentum, we are all literally melting, but perhaps we are all facing another meltdown as well. Let me rephrase… … Read More

Body Envy at the Beach
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I just can’t stop looking her way. I don’t mean to stare, but I can’t help it. Of every bikini-clad woman that has walked by me on this crowded beach, something about her just keeps drawing me in. I’m mesmerized. … Read More

Yes! Bless! It’s Time for VBS!
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 It’s hard to believe that summer is right around the corner! As you begin planning summer camps and activities, don’t forget about the awesomeness that is VBS! Vacation Bible School has become one of our favorite summer traditions. The kids love … Read More

The Year of No
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I keep reading about YES days, YES years, saying YES and seeing what happens. But you know what? I’m tired of saying yes. I say yes to too much. Saying yes has gotten me to a state in which I’m … Read More

What Happened When I Put My Phone Down
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Late to the smart phone game, I didn’t have one when my first son was born eight years ago. He got my undivided attention. I didn’t even have a camera on my phone to distract me. Now, on my fourth … Read More

C’mon Mama, FIT It In
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It’s the busiest time of year. We all have a million things going on. Between October 28 and January 1st, my family celebrates at least 20 special occasions that require preparation and extra effort on top of our normal day-to-day madness. … Read More

Mamas Need Rewards Too
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Oh, mom guilt. You pop up everywhere. No matter what we do, you find a way to make us feel like we are failing in one way or another. We try. Lord, how we try. But we just can’t seem … Read More

Stop Sport Snack Sabotage
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The term “snacks” in this article, for all intents and purposes, is synonymous with junk food. “We have our first game next week. But don’t worry, we’ll have snacks, so you’ll be okay”. – My Kid’s Coach. This statement, from … Read More