Tag Archives: Mom

Some See Super-Mom. Others See Super-Fail.

Motherhood is a wily creature. She’s tough to pin down, and can be awfully sneaky about how she brings you down. Although sleep deprivation seems to be her weapon of choice, I have also seen her utilize tantrums, lots and … Continue reading

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I Work for a Dictator

I used to be a teacher and, believe me, it was not an easy job. I was employed by the school district, and my duties involved writing curriculum, planning lessons, correcting papers, entering grades, communicating with parents, dealing with behavior–I … Continue reading

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What a Mom Does with One of those Bad Days

You know the day I’m talking about. You don’t have to be a mom to be all too familiar with a day that starts out rocky and ends with you pretty much smashed to pieces underneath a pile of not … Continue reading

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A Man like You and Me

I have recently been doing a devotional on Moses, and I gotta tell ya, I feel for the guy. Picture this for me: You’ve got a guy, around eighty years old (relatively young in Biblical terms), hanging out with his … Continue reading

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One Year with my Son

It was one year ago today. I laid awake, invariably exhausted, yet awake, listening to the grunts and squeaks of my brand new baby boy. He awakened every hour that night. With the new-mother adrenaline pumping through me, I sprung … Continue reading

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Why Nurseries are Harmful to Churches

10 churches, 45 hymns, 10 sermons, 13 awkward conversations, 233 bible verses, 38 handshakes–these are the stats my husband and I have acquired in our search for a church that suits both our needs. What we did not see coming, … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I Miss Her

She absolutely refused to wear jeans that did not cover her whole shoe with an intense, 1970s-style flare. It made her skin crawl to sit down in class, cross her legs, and have her ankle show. To her, someone catching … Continue reading

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