Indulging in Skipping

Do you ever desperately want to skip out on something?  A lunch date, a concert, a work meeting, brushing your preschooler's teeth?  While we cannot often indulge in skipping without serious consequences - broken friendships, lack of culture, getting fired or a huge dental bill and mommy guilt - sometimes…
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Thankful

Tonight I'm thankful for people who do the right thing - especially when it's hard.  I'm thankful for people willing to listen even when it hurts.  I'm grateful for people who stand up for truth even if it's costly.  And I'm thankful for people who apologize for their part in…
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Parenting

Back Porch

  When the day starts with a crying toddler at 1 am my desire for a do-over starts before it's even light out.  And 16 meltdowns later I was still wishing for a do-over.  But today we did our meltdowns differently.  We ignored laundry day.  We both took a nap.…
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