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Overcoming Feelings of Un-Appreciation!

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Whether you just happened to stumble upon this post or have come here from my Letters Of Lace series. Know that you are in the company of a good friend! There are seasons in life when our acts of service go unnoticed, when our kindness is accepted but not appreciated, when “thank you” and “I’m grateful” are phrases we hardly ever hear…. Read more »

Dear Friend – With No Kids!

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A little while ago a very dear and special friend made a passing comment that she never read my blog because she wasn’t a mom. As human nature would have it, I was a tad offended. However, once I was able to get over my self pity and think a little deeper into why she made that comment, I was… Read more »

It’s the small things..

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I know… I know… I’ve been a little slow in posting since I’ve returned from my time in SA. And I could probably come up with some excuses for why; like the fact that I hate unpacking after a trip – so every day I wade myself a little deeper into the bags that I brought back; or that family… Read more »

The Everlasting Impact

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Growing up without a father meant that, among other things, I always found it difficult to understand and appreciate the dynamics and beauty of a relationship between a father and his child(ren)… That is, until I got married. It was a strange sight to see. The love and adoration my kids feel for this man that holds my heart! To… Read more »

The Painful Truth

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That moment… you look into each others’ eyes, you say I do, and for those few seconds time stops…  Absolute bliss, perfect romance, pure delight and unwavering love. The next few years seem to rush by in a flash. You make a home, putting your own unique touch on everything from furniture to cutlery. You embark on new adventures and explore all… Read more »

Forgive Me Son

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You have so many defining moments as a parent. Those moments that make you think and feel so deeply it’s almost unfathomable. You can’t explain it, really, you just know that this moment will change your life. Well, I had a moment just like that a few weeks back. My 4 year old was driving me up the wall. He… Read more »

Daily Pleasures

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My husband and I found ourselves oversleeping this morning. Which doesn’t happen often and after yesterday’s eventful wake up call, (Read my blog post “Are You Cross Mommy?”)  it felt good to have a little reprieve and lie in! There were no major hiccups with the morning routine. No tears or tantrums. My eldest was sent off to school all… Read more »

Are You Cross Mommy?

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You just know your morning is going to be fantastic when you’re woken up by your 3 year old throwing up… She’s in your bed, so you launch into a slow motion ninja move straight out of some action movie just to get her to the bathroom in time…  This is all before the clock hits 6:00 am! You find yourself… Read more »