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Chuck Norris, Psalm 31 woman, Jack Bauer and Moms

Yesterday was Mother's Day and besides having a blast hanging out all day with my 5  fabulous kiddos, I loved, loved, LOVED seeing all the pics on social media of all my mom friends and their children. So many wonderful tributes written to celebrate Motherhood, but I have to admit this Facebook post written by my oldest sister about our mom is my 'fav' for the day! Not that I didn't always think my mom was pretty incredible, but now as a mother of five myself  I think she was way beyond incredible! Before you get all weighted down with not measuring up as a mom, let me explain. She was incredible because she continued to be a mom... In...

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You can have it all...just not all at once!

As a young mother I struggled at times with the statement,  "You can have it all!" Most of the time this statement was referring to you can be a wife, mother and still pursue your personal dreams.  I would go through endless cycles of trying to organize my life into making this statement a reality.   Then finally one day I heard someone say,  "You can have it all...just not all at once!"   That set me free from my constant frustration of thinking if I just tried a little harder I could do it all.  I started looking at my life more in terms of seasons and made a decision to be present and enjoy each one because as we all...

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