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perfect mom enough and boy blowing bubbles

I’m a mom. And I am perfect.

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The making of a perfect mom, and being “mom enough”. It’s my third Mothers Day as a mom. In the great big scope of life, I’m still a total newbie.

make trust the goal of your parenting

Parenting to build relationships, not robots

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Is raising obedient (or well-behaved) children the goal of your parenting? At times Levi has hit me out of anger. He’s disobeyed, ignored me, thrown himself on the floor in

Awake

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It’s 4:29am. Last night I slept between the hours of midnight to 3am. Before that, unable to sleep, and then woken by Judah at 3:00. After feeding him I laid

happy easter bunny toddler

what are you doing for easter?

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It’s Easter Week (or Holy Week as some might call it) and I am loving this time of year. Last night we celebrated a Christian Passover and we’re gearing up

Potty mouth mom

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I always thought it was weird when parents talked about things like potty training on facebook. Really? Is it that exciting? Does the whole world have to know? Now that

Rejected, again.

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I love my son so much. The cliche rings true – I’d give anything, do anything for him. I spend my days considering him, caring for him, providing for him,

On the life of leisure and slicing grapes

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I spent my morning pretending I was a woman of leisure. Since Judah provided me an eventful night and I woke up groggy and TI-ERD this morning, I knew we had to