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Our Gift-Giving Makeover

I love gifts. I love choosing, wrapping, and giving gifts. I also love receiving gifts. If you follow the book The Five Love Languages, you will understand that gift-giving is the primary way I express affection. So Christmas gift shopping and wrapping is a fun, if significant, task that I undertake each year. Our kids […]

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Give Me the Turkey, the Football and the Family Craziness – I Love Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving. It is far and away my favorite holiday. A girlfriend asked me a few weeks back to rank holidays and I spoke without hesitation that Thanksgiving was number one. Here’s why! Ok, lets start with the obvious – Thanksgiving is a daylong holiday for eating. Give me the turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy […]

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The Size of my Child is Not Your Concern

I was at Kid City at the Greenwood Community Center the other day (side note: absolutely amazing, cheap place to take a kiddo!) and I overheard a conversation that was pretty familiar for me. To set the scene: Two little ones are playing in the same vicinity as (presumably) their parents look on: “She’s so […]

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Remembering My Pregnancy: First Trimester Surprises!

In honor of October being pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, I have chosen to share this.  I found out through an ultrasound a short time after I originally wrote this that I had lost my child. But my pregnancy was real and exciting, and watching my belly grow was such a blessing. I celebrate […]

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