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Mommylicious, Chief Receiver of Complaints.”

My day began when the baby dropped an entire cup of Cheerios all over our stairs. Because I was busy making breakfast,  I gave the broom and dust pan to my nine year old son and had asked him to sweep it up. Ten minutes later my son was in the kitchen, sitting on the bar…… Continue reading Mommylicious, Chief Receiver of Complaints.”

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Don’t not be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the same as everyone else

    Better to be a lone duck, then to be like everybody else.   We were all created uniquely with different talents, features, and personalities. You were created to do great things. God knew you before you were born. Do not fall into the sinful ways of the world. Romans 12:2 Don’t copy the…… Continue reading Don’t not be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the same as everyone else

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Grief, child loss, and life

Child.  Death.  Funeral.  Grief.  Survival.  New normal. Unfortunately, it is not as rare as you would think. These words stop me cold EVERY SINGLE TIME I see them. Since losing David, my eyes are open to the plight of the bereaved everywhere, especially in my own community.  A week ago my own small community faced the…… Continue reading Grief, child loss, and life

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Turn down the volume on your life

  Even in trying to unwind you are still doing something. How often do you sit still? No television, phones, nothing. No noise. My life has been overwhelmingly crazy lately. I usually chalk it up to life as a mom of six. I take it in stride. I usually have a humorous approach to it. Yet,…… Continue reading Turn down the volume on your life

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How my nine year old son is an example to me (and you, too)

♥ Be still my heart ♥ My nine year old son and my two year old ‘baby’ girl. Together. Often joined at the hip. With six children they have built in friends. Sometimes they get along and sometimes they do not. Some are closer to one more than another. While I am grateful they do…… Continue reading How my nine year old son is an example to me (and you, too)

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Just breathe…

  The laundry room floor is filled with the laundry of three of my children. Wash, dry, sort, fold; yet it tells a story of a family that lives, eats, works, and plays. My receipts have been staring menacingly at me for far too long. They need to be entered into the budget and categorized.…… Continue reading Just breathe…

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Day 4: Praying for your Husband

For those of you following along with me in the commitment to pray for our husbands. Day 4 Pray that your husband will grow in leadership skills in your relationship—protecting and providing for you. Pray that he will lead you wisely and love you sacrificially, so that God will be glorified in your marriage. (Eph. 5:25-29;…… Continue reading Day 4: Praying for your Husband