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For this reason, I want to be intentional with this “pre-talk”. It’s the first chance I’m going to have to prove to my kids that I’m going to answer their more awkward questions honestly and without shame.

Having the “Pre-Talk” with Your Pre-Schooler | East Texas Moms Blog

“Mommy, are you a boy or a girl?” Over the last few weeks, this has been my daughter’s favorite question. Wherever we are, whoever we see, she wants to know “are they a boy or a girl”? It is such an innocent question, and yet as soon as my darling three-year-old began asking it, I […]

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Month Three: When the happy train derailed | East Texas Moms Blog

We seemed to be trucking along nicely, but then the happy train derailed. “Oh. Damn. The chickens’ windows are open, and it’s raining.” The words rolled out of my 4-year-old’s mouth so nonchalantly, it took me a moment to realize what happened.  Mom. Fail. Friends, that’s how month three has gone as the (now) mother […]

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Supporting your friend through a miscarriage | East Texas Moms Blog

The ringing phone reverberated through my quiet office. I reached across my desk lazily and picked up the receiver:  “Expectant Heart Pregnancy Resource Center, this is Mary K. How can I help you?” “Mary K., I…I lost the baby,” With those words my sweet client dissolved into tears on the other end of the phone.  […]

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Your story matters.

Stories matter. Your story matters. Your stories makes a difference. And we have the opportunity to create and live stories daily in our lives. To really live in the moment. experiencing life and taking time to fully engage in the moments God gives us. Recently, the kids and I had to drive around and take care of […]

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The simple things.

“Gratitude. More aware of what you have than what you don’t. Recognizing the treasure in the simple – a child’s hug, fertile soil, a golden sunset. Relishing in the comfort of the common – a warm bed, a hot meal, a clean shirt.” –Max Lucado Some days quotes like this will go in one ear […]

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