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Parenting with a bulldog

There are moments that parenting seems oddly familiar to walking a bulldog. This is exactly what it feels like when you’re trying to get your kid to do something you know they are fully capable of doing, but they’re giving you the push back. Chops is no different. Today marks two weeks since we brought… Continue reading Parenting with a bulldog

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Let’s not ignore feelings

“It’s so important to pursue our kids. It gets busy in life and we can sometimes let those relationships slide and we can forget how quickly our children are growing up. You never want to overlook the long term relationship you’re building with your children.” That quote was from the last few minutes of a… Continue reading Let’s not ignore feelings

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Miraculous fixes without pain

I picked up Lysa Terkeurst’s book “It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way.” Not because I’m currently going through life shattering heartache or pain, but I have been there before and I have close friends and family that are there now. I picked it up because sometimes pain, difficulties, or heartache don’t need to be… Continue reading Miraculous fixes without pain

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Encouragement for Moms

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/focus-on-the-family-broadcast/id290803395 I ran across this podcast today and I haven’t stopped thinking about it because there was so much that rang true to me. The title is New Hope for Moms Who Won’t Give Up, with special speaker (author & mom) Sarah Parshall Perry. This lady had me laughing, nodding in agreement and wanting to… Continue reading Encouragement for Moms

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Juggling adulting and parenting

So these are bits and pieces from a conversation I’m having this morning with my dearest cousin and it prompted me to share on here with you all. cousin: so wtf is going on with yo? you? why the disorganized feeling? LOL me: i don’t know!!! LOL. i feel tired today. i feel like i need a… Continue reading Juggling adulting and parenting

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Motherhood: Currently experiencing high turbulence

You know that moment when you need to breathe into the brown paper bag to stop yourself from hurling? That’s what parenting, specifically being a mom, sometimes feels like to me. Tonight I had to go into the restroom and hold a towel to my mouth to muffle the sounds of my sobbing. I thought… Continue reading Motherhood: Currently experiencing high turbulence