Finding Gratitude

There are thousands of things going on in my life right now. Some are negative, some positive. Through all the things that are currently happening, I can say that I am honestly grateful to have to go through them with my husband. To be able to come home every day and actually look forward to […]

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Earthworm to Mom

I’m afraid of worms. I’m sure that’s all I have to say for you to relate to my story. Or, the true beginning, “it was Mother’s Day…” There it is. We all know what happens from here! Yes. You would be correct. I send my adorable little heathens out to plant my morning glory’s while […]

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Fond Memory

Her laughter broke the silence. It was loud, obnoxious, funny. I stood there staring at her in shock. I tried not to laugh, but her laughter is contagious. Panic swept over me, but the humor of the situation was present as well. “It’s broken.” She said between giggles. She was looking at me with giant […]

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Every Night I Pray

Each night he touches his cheek to mine. I close my eyes and soak in the softness of his skin. I smell the sweetness of each breath. I put my head on his chest and listen to his heart beat. I’m not a doctor, but the rhythm of each beat sounds strong and perfect. Every […]

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Screaming Silence

I walk through the door after a long day of work. I take a look around the house and something feels off. There is a tightness in my chest. At first I don’t notice it- there is just a small tinge of weirdness. I shrug my shoulder and take a deep breath. I help the […]

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A Can of Sardines

  I am not sure what happened, however, the other day my son came home from school begging me to buy him a can of sardines. I looked at him blankly and asked him if he knew what sardines were. He said that he didn’t, but that it was okay because he wanted them anyway. […]

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Split Second Oops

Sometimes, we learn things the hard way. For example, I have learned in the past few days that I am physically capable of doing the splits. Yes, that’s right. I am physically capable. Ha! Who would have thought that? I certainly didn’t. Coming into the house, chasing after the kids to get to bed, I […]

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