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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 30

30. List 10 things for which you would like to be remembered. I want to be remembered for being a rock star ballerina who was the first female president of the United States. It would be a tasty little treat … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 23

23. What is your favorite holiday and why? Sugarplummy Christmas thoughts start dancing through my head before the first child runs through the Pumpkin Patch in October, and – in my mind at least – the Christmas season officially begins the minute the … Continue reading

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Roll with it.

Some things in Life should never require flexibility, such as protection of my family, holding fast to my beliefs and maintaining a strong foundation to our marriage. The rest is pretty much negotiable. Flexibility is the fuel of life. Without it, we mire … Continue reading

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Here I come, Louisiana.

Why can’t life be fair? I wondered this to myself as I attempted to navigate the perils of I-20 this morning. Getting past the other cars wasn’t the problem. Seeing through my tears was. Everyone is posting pictures on Facebook … Continue reading

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Fake it ’til you make it.

Last week while in Ft. Worth, I had the blessed opportunity to hear Shawn Achor speak about the science of happiness. On the surface, it seemed like all the other industry-standard spiels on positivity. But once I began listening to … Continue reading

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Mixon Day

Wednesday, July 13, marked the first anniversary of Mixon Day – the day my husband’s adoption of my oldest daughter was finalized. “My” daughter became “our” daughter, but that really wasn’t news. She was our daughter long before Judge Sharon … Continue reading

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Once upon a time…

There once was a princess named Sarah who had no king to call “Daddy.” Princess Sarah and Queen Mommy lived happily together playing silly games, singing songs and falling asleep in each other’s arms every night. Life for Princess Sarah was … Continue reading

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