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Speak love

My kids are all under 10. My brain so isn’t in the older kids phase—in fact, many times I still feel like an older kid. But my friend Annie? She’s around young women all the time, and she has a gift. For making me laugh like almost no one else, and also for speaking amazing (read more…)

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Simple but not easy

Our first big fight came five months into marriage. We argued over Christmas presents. Gifts that were meant to express our love and appreciation ignited a verbal assault on one another’s heart. The argument ended with three words: “I hate you.” Married life wasn’t going to be as easy as we thought it would be. (read more…)

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Bread & Wine

It’s time for April’s book o’ the month, one of my favorite features in our new posting rhythm here on the blog. And I couldn’t be more excited about this book if I tried—I wanted to read it the nanosecond I heard about it, and the contents within have completely lived up to my expectations. (read more…)

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Weekend giveaway: Every Breath I Take

Today’s weekend giveaway comes from Simple Mom sponsor Every Breath I Take, where you can practice yoga through a virtual, online studio – when you want, as often as you want, and in the comfort of your own home. From Every Breath I Take: Looking for a secret weapon to cultivate joy in your hectic (read more…)

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Weekend giveaway: The Confident Mom

Today’s giveaway comes from Simple Mom sponsor The Confident Mom, helping to make the daily lives of moms more organized, more productive, less stressful, and overall more pleasant! From The Confident Mom: Last year, I released a new resource called The 2012 Confident Mom Weekly Household Planner. It was met with open arms from moms (read more…)

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