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Standing Fearless: When Kindness Takes Courage

My word for this year is Fearless. What does this mean? Sometimes it’s more than being a Fearless Mama Bear, taking a brave adventure or starting a new phase of life you are unsure you are ready for. Often we choose these words and patterns in life to change without knowing what circumstances we will face, but… Continue reading Standing Fearless: When Kindness Takes Courage

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A Technology Limited Life: Filled With Fun & Meaningful Connection

The last week I participated in a 7 day Technology Detox, a challenge for 7 bloggers to limit their use of Technology then each take a turn sharing what we learned. Today I am so thrilled to share about my experiences both the difficult and the wonderful. Head on over to Raising DaVinci to read my post,… Continue reading A Technology Limited Life: Filled With Fun & Meaningful Connection

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The Lost Art Of Accountability: When Seeking Approval Is Praiseworthy

Over the years I have noticed our culture thinks seeking approval from others is nothing but a terrible thing. This mentality has always left me completely perplexed. Don’t get me wrong, seeking approval for the wrong reasons is never a good thing especially if you are dealing with an emotionally unhealthy person. I’m talking about relationships with… Continue reading The Lost Art Of Accountability: When Seeking Approval Is Praiseworthy

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The Beautifully Overwhelmed & Humble Mama

I have found myself again at a place of Overwhelm. A point where I cannot do it all. When my best isn’t good enough. My strength has faded. My cup is not overflowing. This is not going to be 5 ways to Overcome Overwhelm or 10 steps to find Happiness in the Overwhelm. Because sometimes there is no… Continue reading The Beautifully Overwhelmed & Humble Mama

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Becoming A Fun Mom, When Fun Isn’t Your Middle Name

  To be identified as a “fun” mom would probably send me into a rarely occurring giggle fit, if my kids have ever seen me have one. Yes, it’s that bad. “Fun” is absolutely not my middle name, but insert “Serious” and my kids will know exactly which parent you’re talking about. My Husband is… Continue reading Becoming A Fun Mom, When Fun Isn’t Your Middle Name

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Mother’s Day: Dare To Delight In Your Kids

Becoming a Mom was never an easy task for me. I was put under the fire the day my daughter was born. Dreaming Daughter came first making her entrance to the world to a Mother recovering from preeclampsia, attempted natural birth of a breach baby and the dreaded C-section. My only recollection after giving birth is shivering in the recovery room after… Continue reading Mother’s Day: Dare To Delight In Your Kids

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Jesus Take The Wheel, Kids, Husband, House, All

Sometimes I think I’m a pretty awesome mom. I’ve got this. I know the answers. We have so many kids now I think I finally have this thing down and know what I’m up against. I know I’m not perfect and try not to criticize other parents, I just think I finally have a decent amount of it figured… Continue reading Jesus Take The Wheel, Kids, Husband, House, All

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The Everything Mom: For me or my children?

Advances of technology have done wonders on Motherhood, some are fabulous and others outright assault our individuality as mothers if we let them. Every single day we are told to pick ourselves up out of our homes and get going on having a productive life. Or if you are at home, at least make yourself… Continue reading The Everything Mom: For me or my children?