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September 27, 2016

Ready for Freedom

Have you been feeling stuck lately? Do you see patterns in your life that, quite frankly, you are SICK of? Do you find yourself enabling others […]
September 7, 2016

Living Inside Out

Have you ever watched the recent Pixar movie released by Disney called “Inside Out?” It is a wonderful story of a girl named Riley, who faces […]
August 4, 2016

Every. Single. Piece.

I don’t particularly care for puzzles. I get impatient trying to figure out how the pieces fit together, and the process feels painstakingly slow. By the […]
July 6, 2016

Voicelessness & Shower Curtains

“Mommy, do you remember when you lost your voice?” The question took me off guard. Although I don’t know what prompted the memory, my 4-year-old daughter […]
June 21, 2016

I Give Words.

Recently, while celebrating our daughter’s birthday, I invited our guests into conversation surrounding her. I said, “Because I love words, I would like each of us […]
June 1, 2016

Enough BLUE for YOU!

Once upon a time there was an insecure little girl who felt ugly and awkward and dimwitted compared to her older sister. She felt this way […]
May 13, 2016

Wouldn’t It Be Better to Just Hide?

One afternoon while scrubbing in the bathroom, just doing my routine household duties, an image suddenly popped into my mind. With the image came a memory. […]
April 26, 2016

Boring Boxes vs. Shining Stars

I recently attended my 16-year-old nephew’s show choir concert. I had never seen him perform in this capacity before, and I was looking forward to watching […]
April 20, 2016

Why my kids don’t like plain popcorn

Why my kids do not like plain popcorn. Kids are faced with thousands of choices a day. They begin from the time they wake up until […]