April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

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Confessions of an introvert

Lately, I feel like everyone is trying to persuade me to join a group, go out for happy hour or attend a networking event. “It will be so fun to meet new people!” “You can share life together!” “Interact with others who are in the same place in life!” Well, no offense to these well-meaning […]

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G-Day

Today is G-Day. I get to meet Momastery founder and “Carry On, Warrior” author Glennon Doyle Melton, AKA “G” to her Monkees, of which I am proudly one. I know more than 70,000 other women feel like G is their soul sister, their long-lost friend, so it seems trite for me to call her those […]

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Drive-through surprise

The first thing I read Friday morning was this post on one of my favorite websites, Momastery. The story is about a woman who used a “ninja love” move and sneakily bought another lady’s groceries. Turns out the lady who got the free groceries was buying food for a domestic violence shelter. I wept when […]

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Ditching black and white for gray

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Something bad is happening in the world of mothering. Actually, it’s been happening for quite a while. Many writers in the blogosphere have addressed it. I have touched on it before. But, last night, while reading a children’s book to my son, I had a revelation about this disturbing phenomenon – this constant judging and guilt-mongering among […]

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