SMALL ANCHORS

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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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...

am i enough?

5 1/2 years ago i became a momma. after 9 months of pregnancy, an epidural, a few pushes + that gentle cry and shocked baby boy face. tears of overwhelming joy. tears of pain {no one told me about the days AFTER pregnancy}. tears for thankfulness. tears when friends & family visited. tears for the…

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do not celebrate mediocrity.

when i grow up i want to be average. part of the crowd. eager to be the same. i just want to be unnoticed. unmotivated. un- seriously, is this really what we are celebrating now? celebrating each other for being mediocre? falsely building each other up instead of coming alongside and helping them grow in…

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5 simple handmade cards

i LOVE valentine’s. did you hear me? I LOVE VALENTINE’S. i am soaking in every last minute of card making with Abigail. age 3.5-going-on-tween. we have this tray that sits near my desk — full of art supplies – washi tape, stamps, ink, markers, blank folded cards, twine, glue. all ready for Abigail’s spur of…

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The Ultimate DIY Valentine’s Guide: Part 2

heart-shaped dishes, cupcake pops, sweethearts, handmade cards + Valentine’s parties! we love Valentine’s day around here and i want to share some of my FAVORITE and most inspiring ideas with you! {yes, there’s a PART 1 GUIDE. a link to the rest of the guide is at the bottom of this post!} TO GIVE via…

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acquaintances vs. REAL friendships

when God lays something heavy across my heart and then reinforces it with scripture, direction, support… He is calling me out. He has been calling me to share. calling me to open the doors wide to the good and to the ugly. a few weeks ago i experienced a really tough phone call. they wanted…

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a DIY stamp

i love anchors. like —>> totally. completely. in love with anchors.     step 1 >> print out an outlined shape… in my case, an anchor! staple around the edges to a piece of thin foam board. i purchased a large piece of thin foam board at JoAnn’s in the kid craft section for less…

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