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Believing the Best in Someone

We live life as imperfect women, bumping up against other imperfect people. This relationship stuff is rarely neat and tidy. The world is a rough place and when possible we need to cut each other a break, to believe the best in each other and for each other. read more

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Vulnerability of Celebration

Celebrating requires inviting others in more deeply β€” to our lives, experiences, hearts or homes. Celebrating requires us to spend our precious, limited resources of time, energy and money on others instead of fearfully stockpiling for ourselves. read more

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Life after Miscarriage

Because after losing a couple of babies, you learn β€” even as you take folic acid and prenatal pills and progesterone to protect the conception β€” you learn also to protect your heart. read more

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How to Find Peace in the Loneliness of Motherhood

Motherhood is lonely. It’s not for the faint of heart. It requires courage and sacrifice and time, it means wiping snotty noses with your fingers because you have no Kleenex. read more

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To the One Longing to Be Seen

Sometimes it is just hard, this mothering thing. It is hard to be responsible for the shaping of little people. It goes without being said, motherhood is worth it. But sometimes it is hard. Beyond the worry and long nights and work of raising children, it is hard to go unnoticed. To not be seen. read more