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A Few Things I Want To Share With My Kids As They Head Back To School. Find strength in your gifts and humility in your weaknesses. Choose being courageous over being perfect....

It’s petty. I know. But. For. Gosh. Darn. Sake. (Trust me. I could say it differently, but there are children present, after all). I digress. What is so hard about it? The car line....

If you have ever made running a habit, then you know. No matter how long it’s been since your last one, you are still a runner. It is in your bones, your blood; it rests...

When did this happen? I swear it was literally yesterday. They were in diapers and cribs and highchairs and nursing and eating rice cereal. I carried a super cute diaper bag, and my shirt was...

what if when you were here, and I stuck there. what if. California had been Lejeune. Norfolk had been Okinawa. what if. The music would’ve changed. the lights would’ve come on. the night would’ve ended....

I was recently asked to think about WHY I WRITE. Good question. But here’s a true story. When I was in second grade, I did, in fact, write a story about a walking, talking sponge...

There are a few things I want to share with my daughter about this strangely awesome rollercoaster ride she’s about to take called middle school. Wear a bra. Otherwise known as an over-the-shoulder-boulder-holder. ...

Ten Awesome Things About Getting Older: 1. You no longer care what people think. You own your style, your flaws, your awesomeness. Cuz you ain’t got time for no janky nonsense....

Three years ago after my family’s full-court-press begging and pleading, we adopted our pup. And she was worth the wait. Our dog has taught us: Love is unconditional. And bonding is important....