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Slow down, or you might miss it…

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This time of year often comes with goals, action items and lists of things to accomplish. And while all of that is great, it can leave us feeling a little overwhelmed. It can also cause us to plow ahead, busier than ever, missing the moments that really matter. But it doesn’t have to be like […]  Continue reading Read more…

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

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Every survival kit should include a sense of humor. ~Author Unknown We all know the truth in the saying, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” And any mom knows it’s not always easy to be happy, right? We’ve all heard of moms (or maybe you’re one of them) who can tell horror stories about […]  Continue reading Read more…

Over at 5MinutesforMom with a free gift for moms!

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I’m sitting here as I write this, thinking of you on the other end of the screen. You, the mom who might be grabbing a few minutes to read while your kids are napping or at school, or while you’re standing in line at the store. You, the mom (especially at this time of year) […]  Continue reading Read more…

Will be back in a bit (with a whole new look!)

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Hi everyone, I hope you’re all doing well (and surviving the crazy heat wave; it’s been 109 here in California!). I’m just popping in to let you know I’ll be away from here for a few weeks, but will be back in mid-August. I’m super excited to share that I recently got a book contract […]  Continue reading Read more…

How music is helping to fight trafficking…

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If you’ve been around here for a while, you know that I’m passionate about fighting the issue of human trafficking. Which is one of the reasons I’m excited to share this news… Brother and sister band The Music Room, local to my area, is giving away sales of their new EP to Courage Worldwide, the nonprofit I’ve been […]  Continue reading Read more…

Taking a few days off for the Easter weekend

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Hi everyone, Just a note that I will be away from here for a few days over the Easter weekend.  I am hosting my family and Mike’s family over the weekend, and am really looking forward to it! Mom-Monday will resume on April 8th. Have a beautiful Easter! p.s. For Good Friday:  A video worth watching.   Continue reading Read more…

To my son…

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Dear Son, The way you came up to me with $25.00 of your Christmas money in your hand, ready to give away… I wish you knew how proud I was of you. There you were, sick and feverish, spending the day home from school. But when you saw that commercial about St. Jude Children’s Hospital on TV, you got off the […]  Continue reading Read more…

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