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Dear Stay at Home Mama

Dear Stay at Home Mama, I see you. Exhausted, cleaning up piles of dirty dishes and sweeping the same floors for the 32nd time today in your stained up oversized tee-shirt, messy top knot hair…for the 4th day in a row. You wonder if anyone even notices. Not just the uncountable hours of unseen work… Continue reading Dear Stay at Home Mama

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how good men liberate women.

Our daughter Olivia turns 11 next week. Her dad and I are watching her begin to leave her little girlhood behind and step into a new world of womanhood. (sigh) Little girls are so much less complicated than little women. Though mothers have enormous impact on our daughters, I have come to realize just how… Continue reading how good men liberate women.

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a gentle reminder that it’s okay to stop faking it.

  When I was a little girl, I might just have been the queen of pretending. Almost every memory of play I can remember revolves around an imaginary world of pretending I was a princess, or a famous singer, a wife and mommy, a girl who lives alone in the woods surviving on berries and… Continue reading a gentle reminder that it’s okay to stop faking it.