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hi single mom…

hi single mom. i’m one too. nice to meet you.   i’m going on 3.5 years of checking the locks and turning out lights and sleeping alone at night. of raising kids every single day. of attempting a “man” voice so that my children will listen the first time… of trying to be enough when it’s impossible to share myself between 2 amazing kids… and a house that needs to…

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hi there.

Raising my sweet kids on the Carolin coastline while spending school days strategizing with entreprenuers & designing websites. We build forts, play soccer, eat delicious foods, customize our home, enjoy our Labradors and dream of relaxing summer days sipping lemonade at the beach...

apple of my eye.

just over a year ago i broke down. i gave up on my PC… my worthless, broken, crushing, heartbreaking, terrible PC. she was never good to me. as an online web-based designer, a bad computer makes it impossible to be successful. i opened the MacBook Pro that had been sitting in it’s sleek white box…

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Word of the Year 2015

it is 2015 and i am taking on for the first time, a word of the year. i could only think of 1 word. which.. if you know me well, know this is typically VERY difficult for me! 🙂 >>>   i am busy. i love staying busy and being productive. i love crossing off…

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it’s merry.

last year i wrote a post called Santa’s Dead… a little chit chat between my daughter and a Lowe’s employee and Abigail’s bold, beautiful delivery of the true reason for the season. this year the children have continued to ask questions about Jesus and coming to earth to save our sins. celebrating His birth.  …

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i am weary.

as time has past, as time does… it’s closing in on 2 years of being a single momma to my two sweet children. 2 weary years. 2 years of battling for safety. 2 years begging God for a hedge of protection around us. 2 years of weary, long, exhausting days full of long to-do lists…

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a fire.

some days i awake with fresh eagerness to embrace the day. breakfast is being made with music playing, kids laughing, Henry (our yellow lab pup) vying for attention. after checking the weather we plan our day with a piece of construction paper and a crayola marker. i answer curious questions from intelligent children as we…

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in between sizes

where do i even begin with my junk for today… completely killed one of my fingerprints with a battle between a large boulder & a wheel-barrel hyper-extended my hip years ago and dealing with a chiropractor’s order & no exercise until further notice my favorite car sits dead in my driveway i’ve been pulling late…

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