Motherhood

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My Phone Free Day

I’ve noticed something about myself now that I am a SAHM that I don’t like to admit.  I’m on my phone during the day way more than I should be! When I worked I was hardly ever on my phone, but being home without adult interaction and no set schedule, I find that I pick

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Slow Down

One of Caleb’s favorite places to be is next to the back window looking into our backyard. He usually stares out the window while chewing on a toy. The other day I needed to clean up the kitchen, so I put him in his swing. As I was buckling him up, he wasn’t looking out

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8 Practical Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Before I had my son, I heard a lot of negativity about breastfeeding. It seemed that everyone who didn’t enjoy it was quite vocal about the inconveniences and difficulties. I was a bit scared that I wasn’t going to be able to nurse my son from all the stories that I had been told. But

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Enjoy the Present

After teaching for nine years, I became a SAHM. The first couple of months I was overwhelmed with everything I thought I had to get done. At night I would complain to my husband that I just didn’t have time to get things done. He simply replied, “Who says you have to do all of

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Because You May Be My Last Teacher… Smile when you see me in the mornings. Praise me for my efforts. Sit with me at lunch time. Give me a hug when I  go home. Talk to me about football. Listen to my stories. Tell me about Jesus. Watch me throw the ball. Laugh at my