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Even though she’s watched it 375 times, I don’t mind The Parent Trap. It gets worse…byΒ Parent TrapΒ I mean the Lindsey Lohan remake. (In my defense, it may just be that it’s not Barbie. I can’t watch another Barbie movie. I can’t.) I don’t want…

January 7, 2014
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Sometimes the answer is no. No, I don’t really want to stop what I’m doing to see the coloring page for the 12th time. No, I don’t want to hear the song again. No, I don’t want to glitter paint right now. After giving…

November 11, 2013
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A Mom’s Monday

Wake up Find Center (If I don’t have a date alone with Jesus, the rest is not pretty.) Make breakfast Dress child Make lunch Do child’s hair ***Child is now fed and looks presentable. Mom is still in pajamas*** Put on clothes (very well…

October 29, 2013
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I need to write. I need to plan the lesson I’m teaching Sunday. I need to do dishes. I need to unpack. I’m watching Bones. I make David tell me when he’s on the way home so I know when to start picking up.…

October 21, 2013
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When the mice are away

Usually the saying is “When the cat’s away, the mice will play.” Have you ever wondered where the cat went? I have no idea. I’m asking. But I bet wherever she went, it was a moment of respite from chasing mice all day. I…

October 19, 2013
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Just. Stop.

Have you ever reached that point in the day when you just want it to stop? Just. Stop. The whining, the crying, the overdramatic reactions. Some days I do better than others. Today, I just want quiet. Do I want to fry my kid’s…

September 16, 2013
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The Best Mom You Are

I passed a mom today leaving Brynna’s school and she told me that she always feels underdressed when she sees me. She said she wished she could put on real clothes and makeup but never seems to have the time. The funny thing is,…

September 16, 2013
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Vacation

I used to think we went on vacation when I was young. I remember camping trips in the summer and lazy days at the lake. I’ve since learned that we didn’t actually go on vacation. We went on family outings. And as my pastor…

September 3, 2013