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Read Much?
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Read Much?

Every year, I make the mental affirmation to “read more.” This treatise usually comes with the proposal to put down the Swiffer mop and pick up the book that has been plopped, lonely, on my bedside table since January 1. At times, I have giving…

July 8, 2018
A Very Mea Christmas
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A Very Mea Christmas

As a child, Christmastime was always a huge deal in our home. For starters, my mother has a fabulously festive personality; she is easily excitable and wears a naturally giving aura, which makes for quite the holiday spirit when the time comes. I am…

December 24, 2017
To My Son At 3
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To My Son At 3

Dearest Jrue, You are becoming such a big boy. As mommy thinks about your growth, I feel sad that you will be four years old and in preschool in the summer. But it’s not a sadness that will stay. I cry just a little…

March 31, 2017
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The Ailments by Shantel Walz

For the most part, my son is pretty darn healthy. Doctor visits for anything other than a routine examination are far and few. Other than the annual dreaded 24-48 hour stomach virus that ascends from the pit of hell, we’ve been blessed. So you’re…

March 24, 2017
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Goodness by Terricha Phillips

Goodness is about reciprocity, like Al Green sings in “Love & Happiness”: “Be good to me, and I’ll be good to you.” The notion that we take care of each other in this life extends to our children. While pregnant with my now 8-month-old…

March 22, 2017
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Goodness: New Church Experience by Tanae Cook

Before having kids, do you remember seeing that poor mom in the grocery store with a kid pitching a fit in the middle of the aisle because they couldn’t get those fruit snacks they wanted? Maybe you slightly judged her because she couldn’t get…

March 20, 2017