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How Gratitude Helps My Anxiety

The other night, I laid in bed wide awake, thinking of ALL.THE.THINGS I needed to do for the next week: Clean the house for the in-laws visiting Pack for myself and the kids for our beach vacation Reschedule some important appointments  Make doctors appointments for me and the kids Before I knew it, it was […]

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My husband enjoying some quiet time with an orphan.  This young boy's mother died when he was four months old and his family was unable to afford formula.

Motherhood in Tanzania

I recently returned from my “bucket-list” safari in Africa. We visited Tanzania for 10 days, where we saw more animals than we could have imagined and had an absolutely amazing time! What I didn’t anticipate, however, was how affected I would be by the people we met in Tanzania. It really opened my eyes to […]

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Nurse Love

Thank You to The Nurse…

I feel honored that I get to write a post about nursing on National Nurse Awareness Day. I’m not going to lie, I even traded post dates with another blogger so that I could write about some of my favorite real life super heroes!! My son Nathan, who has CHARGE syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome, […]

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Be in the Moment

It’s safe to say we all, conciously or subconsiously, have thought about or are continually forward-looking to the “next thing”. We want the pieces to fit nicely together. It gives a sense of accomplishment and yet gives us a sense of security. “Once the house is clean,” or “Once I get to this point,” or […]

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