inspiration

Because of you…

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*It’s been a really busy week so I’m putting this post up again, as a quick reminder of how much we impact each other. :) Because of you… I was at the gym the other day when I overheard two women talking… “I did not feel like working out today,” one of them said. “Well I’m glad […] Read more…

A mom with a dream (who is now a magazine publisher!)

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My friend Lisa Thibodeau says she’s just a mom with a dream, but I think she’s so much more than that! She recently joined me on Part-Time Author Podcast and shared her story of how she made her dream come true and started her own magazine. Take a minute to listen to Episode 14 here https://bit.ly/15gV5AE; I know you’ll […] Read more…

Free monthly newsletter and a way to get your story published!

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Hi everyone, If you’re subscribed to my blog and getting these updates in your reader–email, google or otherwise–I first want to say thanks. I truly appreciate you reading! (And if you’re not subscribed, you can do that here.) I also want to update you on a couple of quick things: I just sent out my […] Read more…

On reaching out (and how one woman’s comment at Starbucks impacted me)…

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Just a short video in case you’re wondering if all the effort is worth it, or if you have a friend who might be feeling that way. (It’s also for you if you have picky eaters at home. You’ll understand what I mean when you watch it). I hope you’re encouraged today! Hugs, Genny If […] Read more…

A mom who writes (and why failure can be sweet)

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This dream of being a writer — it’s been around a long time, though  it has evolved over the years. And lately I’ve been thinking about the journey I’ve had. (Being part of Holley Gerth’s God-Sized Dream Team has helped me to pause and reflect. It’s funny how when you’re on the path of pursuing your dream, whether you’re just […] Read more…

A cause I care about…

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I was so excited when Holley invited us to write about our favorite non-profit today. If you’ve been here for a while, you know how I first got involved with the issue of child trafficking. And you also know how helping at the non-profit Courage Worldwide has changed my life. The more I use my passion […] Read more…

You are mighty… because you mother

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All you amazing mamas… you are mighty. Take a minute to watch this video and be reminded that it’s all worth it. And that being a mom is no ordinary job. (Hat tip to Kelley Matthews for sending this my way.) Happy Mother’s Day! Another inspirational piece: When I became a mother, over at (in)courage. […] Read more…