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Why You Should Believe You Are WAY Above Average

Should we all accept that we are just average? I was in a class at college where my professor was trying to make a point that most people are just average and will live average lives, and thats ok. We don’t need to set ourselves up for disappointment by…

The Gift Of Adopting A Child With Special Needs

A Guest Story By Ruth DeBuck Robert and I were on a 2 year or less pattern between our children. My 5th pregnancy was particularly difficult. Through much fasting a prayer we knew that I should not get pregnant again. We had my tubes tied with much heartache. During this…

Going Unplugged For The Summer Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

Thinking about going unplugged for the summer? Ahhh, the summer days are here. Depending on what stage of life you are in and how many children you have that “Ahhh” is either hair pulling and strained or smiling and relaxed.  To aid ourselves in the latter “ahhh…

How To Be The Kind Of Person Others Want To Be Around

There Is One Type Of Person Everyone Loves To Be Around. The best part about being the owner of this blog is checking my inbox and opening an email with yet another great story that makes me laugh or warms my heart.  For some reason the story I’m…

How being the “Worst Mom In The World” makes you a pretty good mom.

I know, I just did a post about the best mom in the world. I figured I needed to even things out and talk about what it takes to be the worst mom in the world.  Now, the good thing is… if your child has ever told you that…

My Road To Motherhood: Infertility, Heartbreak, and Joy

A Guest Story By Nicole Sinclair Starting Our Family I meet my husband when I was 19 years old and married him when I was 22. When we married I was still in college and he was in grad school. During the time we were dating we had talked about…

Confessions of a Short Cut Mom

How Do You Do It All? I have to be a short cut mom. I have five busy kids, I work full-time from my home, I teach fitness classes, my husband travels every week for work,  we both serve at our church… I guess it might look like…

The Two-Edged Sword Of a Mother’s Influence

A Guest Post By DeAnn Payne There is nothing that can prepare you for becoming a mother.  Well not entirely.  As I grew up I knew I wanted get married and have kids.  It just felt right.  I got married at 21 and had my first…

A Tribute to a Hippie, Mormon, Strong Willed, Free Spirit, Best Mom In the World, Mother of 13 Children

“Best Mom in the World” “One in a Million” Those phrases are thrown around a lot.  If you’ve ever wondered who has won the title of best mom in the world…  it has been bestowed upon me by my children in almost every…

Angels Among Us

Angels Among Us Guest Story by Gretchen Free There are more times than not that we don’t recognize blessings and tender mercies or miracles, whatever you want to call them, until after the fact. I know my life has been blessed with those tender mercies more times than I…