Minimalism Monday: Shopaholism and toy rooms

When you have a shopaholic bent, it’s hard to be a minimalist. But not impossible. You can quote me on that ;). Seriously, though. Things have been far from minimalistic around here lately (Hello Matilda Jane tea party, one of the most adorable girlie things I’ve done with my AB girl! It was a blast, […]

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NaBloWriMo — What in the heck does that mean?

In the writing world, November is National Novel Writing Month, AKA NaNoWriMo. The goal is to write 80K plus words over the course of the month, starting and finishing a book by writing every single day. The blogger world got crafty and said hey, we want in on this madness! So they stole the name […]

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A FAMILY TELEVISION FAST: WATCH OUT

What is happening?!?!?! We’re T-2 days out from pulling a gigantic rug out from under our kids. Well, let’s just be honest. It’ll be a big rug pulled out from under us too. We are getting rid of our TV.* Now before you run away feeling like you need to justify why you are keeping […]

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LIFE AFTER INFERTILITY

About the time it takes to grow a baby ago, I published a book about infertility. It’s called “Bearing Hope: Navigating the Desert of Waiting for a Child.” I have been blown away by your reviews and support; thank you! The ironic thing is that you would never in a million years tag me as […]

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

  “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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