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The Mommy Review

The Mommy Review

Let me begin by congratulating you. Being a mom is a hard, often thankless job, and you’re doing great! The role of mother is one of the most important responsibilities a woman can have, and that’s why I encourage your to do a Mommy Review. Similar to an Annual Performance Review one might receive from […]

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Blended, Part 1: Joy

With the passing of Florence Henderson (aka Mrs. Brady of the Brady Bunch), I feel compelled to talk about one of the most important aspects of my life. I never planned to divorce the father of my children and then marry a man with kids of his own, but I’ve been insanely blessed as a […]

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I Still Believe!

I owe Santa a thank you tonight.  He made my day…MY day, not my kids’ days (though he definitely did that, too), but he made this mom’s day.   I Still Believe As I was talking my two-year-old off the ledge of fear and trauma from sitting on his lap, Santa looked me square in […]

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A Love Letter to Dublin, Ohio

Dear Dublin, Writing this is a lot harder than I expected. When we first met a little over three years ago, on a frigid late Saturday in November, I wasn’t sure what to think of you. I was hesitant to start a new relationship with you because you looked very different than what I knew […]

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Live Generously This Holiday Season

It is that time of the year. The holidays. I love the holidays with all my heart and look forward to all the excitement they bring – family gatherings, the first winter snow, decorating my home and shopping for loved ones. Along with all these wonderful times also comes stress. I have found that often […]

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Using Priorities to Defeat Comparison

My husband and I recently started using a budgeting system that espouses the philosophy of Priorities. The idea is that you have a set amount of money for a set amount of time (until you get paid again), therefore to prevent going into debt, you must determine your Priorities and divvy up your money accordingly. […]

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