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Beyond Survival

Beyond Survival

I sat and looked at old photos of the kids today with Holly and Hope. Looking at the pictures, my mind goes back to just how hard the early years of parenting were for me. Life was hard. I had 5 kids in 10 years. […]

A Little Secret for Moms

A Little Secret for Moms

This is a post dedicated to mothers of young children–babies and toddlers, to be precise. I have a little secret to tell you… Being a mother is hard. It is the hardest job you will ever do. Babies don’t come with manuals. Sometimes the “maternal […]