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Let’s Stop Being a Guilty Mom and Start Being an Intentional Mom |East Texas Moms Blog

Mom guilt. I think it is something that we are predestined to have. We feel guilty about not doing enough, doing too much, not caring enough, caring too much. Yes, the cycle of guilt we take ourselves through as moms is pretty nauseating, don’t you think? Now that summertime is in full force, my mom […]

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So Your Child Wants to Participate in the Games | East Texas Moms Blog

The Big Games are a big deal in our house. It is, in its own right, a THING. Even though water is our jam, with swimming being a part of the summer games, we pretend that we know all the things about halfpipe and triple axels, as if we were snowboarders and skaters. One must […]

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Transitioning from Santa for Tweenagers | East Texas Moms Blog

Every year I’m determined to make “this year different”.  I start out the season wanting to focus our celebration on Jesus. It never fails that I over-buy and over-stress and lose Jesus somewhere around December 21. It’s hard to be an adult and meet all your children’s whims. It’s hard to force Jesus on my […]

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Raising a Joseph in a Justin World | East Texas Moms Blog

Back in October, my daughter got “booed” for Halloween by a sweet young boy in her school. He did the most amazing job on her boo gift. It was the cutest thing. They are 10. Things like this are still in the cute stage. This is what I’m telling myself anyway. But my oldest. Sigh. […]

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