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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 29

29. Do you have any regrets? It is so easy to say, “I have no regrets. Every part of my Life is part of the greater picture of who I am today.” As much as I would like to say that … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 20

20. Describe three significant memories from your childhood. As I think back to things that happened as I grew up, a few pop out with highly specific details, and it is for this reason only that these are the ones … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 10

10. Describe your most embarrassing moment. Embarrassing moments are usually funny once you get away from what happened and gain a little perspective. For example, when my new, shiny red, slick-bottomed shoes which I ridiculously decided to wear to the … Continue reading

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Be brave, Mama.

“Be brave,” I chanted to myself. “Be brave. Be brave. Be brave. You can do this.” All morning while getting dressed and herding the family out the door, I encouraged myself to hang in there and hold back the tears. … Continue reading

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Not everyone likes Mother’s Day.

There was a time for me when Mother’s Day meant wallowing in misery and defeat. Church services were to be avoided – they always asked the mothers to stand so they could bring them a rose, and invariably some well meaning … Continue reading

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Shelter from the storm

The storms that slammed South Arkansas and North Louisiana last night left flooded homes, downed trees and frustrated people in their wake. Entergy predicts it will be at least Thursday evening before electricity is restored to all homes affected by … Continue reading

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Baby dolls, sleepovers and tears don’t mix.

“When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.”                                                           – the wonderful Kathleen Kelly When we got home Friday, we gave the girls … Continue reading

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