THINGS I SAY TO MY KIDS ALLTHETIME (THAT ADULTS SHOULD HEAR TOO)

You're beautiful

  “As long as your privates are covered and you’re warm enough, you can wear whatever brings you joy, sweetheart!” “You can say anything to God. He knows what you mean, even if it doesn’t come out the right way.” “You can do anything you put your mind to.” “It’s okay to cry.” “You need […]

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BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS…LITERALLY (ON WRITING A BOOK)

whether or not you ever

When I pulled that book out of the Amazon box, I finally felt it. The weight of my dream becoming a reality. A dream that was born probably FIVE years ago when I longed for one like it so desperately. I wrote the book God created me to write. I still can’t swallow it completely. […]

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don’t sing songs to a heavy heart: support group

  I’ve learned a thing or two about grief through personal experience and even more through research for my book. My optimistic blondie natural tendency used to be “smile and throw some encouragement around.” Thank goodness I know better now or people would be making this face at me:   If you know someone going […]

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