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This Phase of Sweetness

When my children were 1 and 2.5, I wondered what life would be like when both kids didn’t nap, when both kids were in school, when both kids were kids… not babies. I felt like I was drowning : nursing, rushing home for nap time, lack of sleep, and the endless diaper changes. Now that […]

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Let’s Talk About It:: Suicide

Alecia Sanford is today’s guest blogger, tackling the difficult and often taboo issue of suicide. She is a certified crisis counselor and founder of the Give Me 24 Project, aimed at suicide prevention. Alecia has been directly impacted by suicide, so she knows the extensive impact of suicide personally. She has channeled her experiences into […]

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When my kids were little, there were more seasoned moms that would say, “Oh, you think it is hard now, just wait until they are teenagers!” I used to just brush it off and think, “no way, my kids will never…” Never say never, right?! Now here I sit, years later, with a son who […]

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Why I Choose A Word Of The Year

In 2014, along with creating a vision board, I started choosing a word of the year. This word would help guide me through the year. I have learned to be very intentional about the word that I choose, because I am a firm believer that words have power. The power that this word gives me […]

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What I’ll Miss

I have this parenting app on my phone. Shocking, right? I honestly don’t remember what it is called, but basically it sends me a text message once a week asking me a question about one of my three children. Usually, it’s simple things: Does Semmes sleep with a night-light? Does Cooper like to dance? Things […]

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