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CHOOSING THE HARD ROAD

I remember being a little girl dreaming about getting married and how amazing it would be to one day bear the title of wife and mother.   Fast forward and that dream came true as I have been a wife for almost 13 years and a mom for over 9.  Recently, I was sitting with […]

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THE MORNING I FAILED

We are now full swing into summer but just a couple weeks ago we were hanging on by a thread. Our family of five was burnt out. Tired. Over it. The morning grind was exhausting and on one particular Thursday morning we hit a new low. I snapped a picture of the uneaten cereal bowl left […]

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WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, GIVE UP!

Once I became a mom, it seemed that so many balls were thrown in the air all at once.  Breastfeeding, working, lack of sleep, diapers, laundry, toys, advice from those I wanted it from and even more advice from those I didn’t.  The feeling of needing to have it all together felt overwhelming and unattainable, […]

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THE FIGHT THAT SAVED OUR MARRIAGE

Brace yourselves ladies – Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. All week long your friends will be glowing with happy stories about their picture perfect relationships. Your social media feeds will be flooded with flowers, and kisses, and chocolates, and jewelry… You know the drill. It seems like every time February rolls around it’s a non-stop batterment […]

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THE QUESTION THAT MAKES ME CRINGE

The conversation begins with typical chit-chat. Do you have kids? How many? How old are they? Once those basic facts are established, the focus turns to me. “And what do you do?” My answer is simple. “I’m a full-time mom.” Sometimes that answer is sufficient. Other times, it’s not. I can always tell by the […]

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FIVE LESSONS I LEARNED AFTER DITCHING THE KIDS TO RUN OFF WITH MY HUSBAND

The offer sounded so tempting. Six glorious kid-free days with my husband in British Columbia at his company’s sales conference. Sure, he’d need to give a presentation and go to dinner a couple of nights, but we’d also have plenty of free time. Free time. It was music to this mama’s ears. But I knew […]

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