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Weekends growing up on base were the best. After playing outside with a bunch of kids in the field, collecting sticks for fort-building, riding bikes, and fishing at the query, all of us on the...

My wish for you, daughter, May you always see the beauty in nature: oceans, trees, and mountains. May you always know your body is a temple, designed perfectly and beautifully....

I’d been avoiding it like the plague. I just couldn’t handle the idea of sitting in that chair, facing all the questions. And I was stuck in a wrestling match, deciding if and when I...

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....

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...

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....

Here’s the thing about writing a blog from my heart. I feel like have to share certain things. Even if I am not always proud of them, but because it’s the truth. When my son...