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My Best Friend said, "Don't barf."

Don’t Barf

I was so nervous about my first date with my now husband that I was practically sick to my stomach all day.  We were supposed to have dinner, but I knew there was no way I could eat anything, and I didn’t want to be That Girl who goes out to dinner and doesn’t eat […]

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The Reality of Being a Young Mom

The Reality of Being a Young Mom

It’s a Saturday night, and most of my other 21-year-old friends are heading out for the evening. Meanwhile, back at my house, my 2-year-old just tore her dirty diaper off in a fit of defiance and is running around the house naked. I try not to laugh as I put her in timeout and clean […]

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tribe by tribe

Tribe by Tribe, I’m Building My Village

For a few months now, I’ve reflected on who my ‘tribe’ really is. Because I’ve heard this word used SO much, I had started thinking I had to have a core group of lifelong best friends. But, I’m releasing the pressure, my friends. There’s no way that one small tribe can replace the village that is […]

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She with always a word, he with always a listen.

My Husband is Not My Role Model

You know when people say they married their best friend? That’s so sweet. I love those stories. But I didn’t. I have several “best friend” titles awarded to some really wonderful women in my life. I really look up to these women and know I can count on them for perspective, wisdom, venting, and laughing. […]

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