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No More Mrs. Night Owl

We’re about halfway through Lent now, and I’ve kept to my word on going to bed early. Before Ash Wednesday, I was in a downward night-owl/grumpy-morning-mama spiral. Giving myself an actual bedtime (11pm), instead of staying up until I could barely crawl to bed (or out of it in the morning), has made an enormous […]

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Maker Mama on Instagram

  For someone as photo-obsessed as I am, it’s about darn time that I hopped on the Instagram boat. I think I downloaded the app a couple years ago, but then realized that I had to create an account, and just didn’t want to mess with “all of that.” Well, that was a huge mistake. […]

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Be the Change

So today marks the beginning of Lent. A day where many of us will be giving up sweets or social media, setting aside more time for prayer or a coin jar for almsgiving. In the past our family has done things like giving up t.v., or adding a daily family prayer time. This year I’ll […]

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When Days are Long

Some days just seem longer than others… And with Chris at the fire station, and four kids cooped inside most the day, yesterday was definitely a harder one. But when I find the strength to persevere, and remember to take those deep breaths… …I soon find the kids coming together peacefully, at least for a […]

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