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An Open Letter to Single Mamas
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I am PLEASED to announce my SECOND GUEST POST with DES MOINES MOM’S BLOG!! For alllll you Single Mamas out there, “life is a different kind of HARD, but that’s the beauty. VICTORY comes in the HARD!” I am SO … Read More

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Tomorrow is My Today
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Tomorrow is a big day for me. Tomorrow I was dealt one final blow. Tomorrow was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Tomorrow. I escaped. Which is why I write today, having survived. Tomorrow. Is my Liberation Day. ~~~ … Read More

Scary, not Scared
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“I’m scared.” This was the mantra in my house. My five-year-old was learning how to ride her bike. My son, who knows I lack patience for such advancements, gladly took it upon himself to help her. I watched my son grab the back … Read More

Prizeless, For Now
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“Mom, I was doing the right thing and I didn’t even get a prize.” Hard lesson for an eight-year-old. Hard lesson for us. This happens a lot. We do for everyone else, make the right choices, help those in need, … Read More

PLANS, not PURPOSE
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Ok, so… For the past few years, PURPOSE and I haven’t been gettin’ along. We always end up in pretty heated arguments and by the end of it, I just get depressed and doubtful. I try to avoid confrontation at … Read More

Mary Christmas
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Jesus Christ is born inside us all. That is the point of today. You and I. WE, are Mary. When God saw her, this is what He chose: He chose purity. He chose holy. He chose worthy. For how could … Read More

100 LIKES!!
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As you may have heard, on Saturday night, 100 Beautiful Yous “LIKED” my You Are On Time Facebook Page. That made my heart dance wildly. I launched the Page in April in the hopes of helping you make it through … Read More

Unload the Dishwasher
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Finding meaning in the mundane…. One of my life’s GREATEST joys. Last night, while vacuuming the living room floor, I peeked into the kitchen and stared at a sight almost unrecognizable. My son and my daughter were working together unloading … Read More

Thanksgiving Anyway
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I know it’s Thanksgiving, but today is tough. Sighs. While a lot of Americans are celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday with their families, I am missing mine. Divorce is hard. Every other year is hard. First every other year is hard. … Read More