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Parenting With Addiction: Pushing God Away

Until I could admit that I had been wrong, living a lie and allowing it to affect my own daughter, I couldn't get anywhere in life. Not spiritually, anyway.

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Why I Love Jesus: Guest Post

In this Guest Post Nicole opens up about faith in the face of 'failure' and letting a loved one go, knowing the Lord is with them even if they chose not to see Him, among other things.

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The Man I Never Thought I Would Meet

These were harsh words, but they made me think twice about the choice I was about to make. If everything fell apart could I (at the very least) look back and say that I went into the lion's den with my my eyes wide open, my thoughts clear and steady, knowing the risk I was taking?

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Parenting with Addiction: A Series of Struggles, Strength and Faith

I figure the best thing to do is to jump right into it. Ditching a screen for my pen. In this case, more accurately, my security. I learned one thing very clearly from addiction; Never underestimate your old comforts.

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Remember the Mess

I don't have the memories of my mother struggling. I want my girls to remember the insanity. The chaotic collection of all that we encountered together as a busy, sporadic family.

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Teaching Toddlers about Responsibility

Showing them how to be responsible for their surroundings and teaching them how to be responsible for their actions.

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To My Chicken, Whom I Prayed So Hard For: Guest Post

"When I found out I was pregnant with our third baby, I prayed and prayed every single day that it was a girl."

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What Do You Tell the Mother that was Never There?

All my life, as long as I can remember, my mother was 'the bad guy.'

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All My Favorite Memories

A Poem For My Babies

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Our Failed Daycare Experience

I don't want to leave any of you with the feeling that daycare needs to be avoided like the plague, nor do I personally take this potion. All of the signs were there in my case, for others that may or may not be the same, but either way there are very amazing child care services out there.