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Chase the Roar

November 14, 2017

Friends, let me introduce you to my childhood friend Ariel Tyson. Her book “Chase the Roar” hits Amazon today and is already topping the best-selling charts in Parenting and Spiritual Growth. You can never go wrong when you say yes to sharing your faith story with the world. Thanks, Ariel, for sharing an exclusive excerpt […]

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Why resolutions never work.

November 12, 2017

Resolutions never work. Ok, I guess that’s a gross generalization. Resolutions rarely work. Why? Change doesn’t care about the calendar. Change is an inside job. There is absolutely nothing magical about January 1st. You can start every morning knowing that something could change- if you wanted it to, whether it is January 1st or 17th or […]

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Help, my husband keeps messing up my perfect house. Now what?

September 5, 2017

Mmhmm.   I hear ya. You worked hard to tidy up and you feel really proud of yourself.   My grandma always said, “Train your kids and love your husband.” And, it’s not the other way around. Ouch. Chew on that for a sec. Sometimes, tidy mama’s fall into the trap of wanting to make […]

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How curious moms learn to solve problems…

July 28, 2017

Curiosity. Yes, the asking of questions, the wondering how things work and why, the willingness to see life from a different angle or shift a part that can move… this act of being curious and asking myself better questions is changing the way I talk to myself and help guide other moms into solving their own problems. DREAD We […]

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“HELP! My home is pure chaos.” My conversation with an overwhelmed mom.

July 26, 2017

Q: HELP! My home is pure chaos. A: Ok, ok. Breathe. I got you. Can you tell me what kind of chaos?  Q: I have no idea. A: Ok, let me ask it this way. (Multiple choice, shall we?) Is the chaos environmental? Or relational?  Q: Do I have to pick just one? A: Ha! […]

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Why Moms Need Solution-based Connection

June 19, 2017

One year, I wanted to meet other moms. I joined a young moms group for the connection. Every week, we would come together and report on life, basically. It was awful. I filtered tons of complaining. So sad. I shed real tears and wiped them on my sleeve. Why is this the way it is? The […]

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