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On Being a Satisfied, Small Blogger

I was listening to a podcast the other day over at How They Blog (hosted by my favorite “podcaster”, Kat Lee. Moms, check out her podcast at Inspired to Action!). Kat was interviewing Erin Odom from The Humbled Homemaker blog and as I was listening, I was struck by the fact that I have been blogging for the same amount of […]

Why Community?

Her little legs barely reached over the old carpet that had been rolled up and was sitting on the side of the street. Nonetheless, it was the perfect vantage point to observe the loading of the truck and so she sat and she watched. Her family was moving from their small town home to a home just outside of the […]

Lavished Love

Her body shakes with excitement when she sees me. It is way too early in the morning to reciprocate. I will myself to keep moving to her side. It is a beautifully choreographed dance we share. I reach over the side of her crib, under her arms, gently swinging her to the place by my heart.  She puts her thumb […]

Try Something New Thursdays~ Met an Online Friend in Real Life

It started a few months ago.  I saw a challenge on the Allume.com blog called “31 Days to Become a Better Writer”. I wasn’t sure what it would involve.  But I knew that I wanted to be a better writer, so I thought why not?It was challenging and incredibly encouraging!  A Better Writer facebook group was established and the community there- […]

It’s my favorite!

Sometimes she just wants a kiss.  And so instead of asking for the magic word, she points to her cheek. Kisses are the currency of motherhood.  The older two will still give kisses.  But she knows that it probably won’t last much longer.  There are already eye rolls and grudging motions.  But when night time creeps in, her heart thrills to the scrawny arms […]