Category Archives: from the heart

Growing Stuff in the Mud

I sent this photo to a friend recently and stated I was feeling a bit smaller than the smaller of the two dogs. Just barely keeping my head above the mud. My friend replied about feeling like a rat practicing … Continue reading

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“Leaver and Broken” a story

Something for a brother or sister in Christ to consider… I write this story to help friends and loved ones understand what a person goes through in the situation explained here. If you’ve never been in this type of situation, … Continue reading

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To Trust Or Not To Trust…

Trust. Firm belief in, confidence. This is something I have given out to easily in the past and at times have been very stingy with. Trust is something valuable, something that needs to be earned and respected. Starting as far … Continue reading

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February Goals (and an update on how January went)

This is the first time I’ve set definite goals for myself and shared them publicly. I really like this idea of 2 attainable goals for each month. I was on track to do great in January – my first goal … Continue reading

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No More Shame!

I guess it’s because I had always held office type jobs before having kids, but when I stopped doing home daycare at the end of this past Summer, I was actually embarrassed of the job I did get just one … Continue reading

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January 2015 Goals

I’m not much for resolutions. In fact, I often joke and say that my resolution is to stop making resolutions. Or even better! My resolution is to write 2015 instead of 2014!!! But I think I’m gonna try some monthly … Continue reading

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“Ugly” Christmas Sweaters!

I said I would share it – so here it is! Ten of my favorite Christmas Sweaters from Amazon.com!! It’s OLAF!! Need I say more?! A) Hanging Stockings B) A pouch that holds your tablet where you can play a … Continue reading

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Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me Movie Review and Giveaway!

Country Music is a new thing to me. Well, not completely… but it is a new thing for me to listen to willingly. About 89 days ago, my best friend found out that one of her favorites, Zac Brown Band, … Continue reading

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Not Your Stereotypical Single Mom Part 2: A Realization

As I’ve been on this single mom journey, I’ve seen a few responses to people finding out I’m on this parenting journey alone. I’ve realized that people see single parenting in some strange ways… “Oh wow! You’re so brave!” Am … Continue reading

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Not Your Stereotypical Single Mom Part 1: A Challenge

I never wanted to be a single mom. But I am. So I find myself on a road I didn’t chose or plan, but I’m trying my darndest to make the best of it. My kids are happier than they … Continue reading

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