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My Husband is Selfish, Forgetful and Brash. And That’s Exactly Why I Married Him.

When my husband and I sat down with our pastor for our first session of pre-marital counseling, my mind was a flurry of white noise, punctuated by tiny little flickers of red-hot panic. So much was happening in my little world at the time that I don’t think I had the…

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My Husband, the Hero

A few nights ago, Brian and I decided to indulge in a little one-on-one time and hire a babysitter for a date. We do our best to spend at least one night per month sans children – not because we don’t enjoy their company (although sometimes…) but because it’s good…

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Ken Griffey Jr. Still Owes Me an Apology

I consider myself a cautious person. I wore wrist-guards, while roller blading as a kid. I make sure I choose the eggs with the furthest possible expiration date at the grocery store. I don’t care for blinking red lights; they leave too much to chance. I’m not what you’d call…

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Why I Haven’t Written in a While

I haven’t written in a while because, well – life happened. It’s not an excuse, but it’s a reason. My parents have been visiting (which is great), the kids have been sick (which is not so great) and we’ve been trying our best to carve out some much needed family time…

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The Buddha Changed my Parenting Philosophy

Yesterday, I watched Oliver and Archie run around the house, in a fit of giggles, while my cape-wearing 4-year-old taught his little brother how to brush his teeth. The activity consisted of the two of them scurrying from room-to-room, until Ollie told Arch to kneel down so he could begin “the brushing…

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I’m Screaming on a Jet Plane

**Editors note: This post was written in April 2015 and somehow got lost in the hustle and bustle of life…** I hate flying. I never used to feel this way. I used to look forward to a good plane ride with the same anxious anticipation that came along with the…

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