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11
Aug
2016

Parents, STOP Comparing!

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Family matters, dr. Tim Kimmel, Darcy Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting

It seems lately I’m seeing a high number of articles describing the challenges of the different ways we choose to live our lives…or ways we have to live our lives.  I used to understand this – the need to justify and convince others of the value of what we’re doing or the choices we’ve made.  […]

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25
Jan
2016
Grace based parenting, Motherhood

  I saw your stilettos as soon as they entered the room. I was hunched over trying to retrieve my two year old from under someone else’s chair. I could not help but notice the mulch from the playground stuck to the bottom of my dirty tennis shoes.   I sat up and took notice […]

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31
Aug
2015

  In the last couple of weeks on Facebook I just can’t escape the posts from moms expressing jubilant relief that their kids are finally back in school. I’m not talking about the sweet photos of littles heading  off for the first time.  I’m talking about the elementary school kids, the middle schoolers, and the […]

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28
May
2015

Drastically Simple

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Grace Based Parenting, Family matters

Last year we welcomed our forth child and my lifestyle took a drastic shift.   No, not the “life-is-crazy-I-can’t-keep-up” shift. My life became more peaceful, more purposeful, more full and more focused. So what happened?   Having four children in four years forced me to take inventory of my commitments and look at how my […]

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28
Apr
2015

Mom Dating

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Grace based parenting, Motherhood

  Never did I ever imagine after I got married that I’d find myself dating again. Only this time, it’s not to find a significant other.   It’s to find “mom friends.”   As a working mom, I never really thought much about having “mom friends.” But that all changed when I became a stay-at-home […]

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15
Aug
2014
on the job training, stay at home mom, grace based parenting

I think I could make a pretty good case for hiring a woman who has been a Mom for just about any job out there.   When I hear about an interviewer who says to a Mom “I see that you’ve been out of the work force raising your children for the past 15 years. […]

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25
Jun
2014

The Nehemiah Mom

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Nehemiah Mom, Grace Based parenting, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Family Matters, Mothers, Serving

  If you and I are friends on Facebook (and, if we aren’t, we need to fix that,) then you are privy to my daily musings on motherhood. I’m not even kidding when I tell you that these confessions are usually written while hiding in the bathroom in a desperate attempt to steal just a […]

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14
May
2014
mothering, efficient, Family matters, grace based parenting, Michelle Hutchison, Dr. Tim Kimmel

  I have never been able to hide the fact that I am “Type A” by nature. I thrive on not only having a plan but executing that plan- with maximum efficiency. I am the kind of woman who comes home from the grocery store and simultaneously cleans out the refrigerator, puts away the new […]

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14
Oct
2013

Idol Lies

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Idol Lies, Stacy Edwards, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, Stay At Home Mom, Working Mom, Bible, Love, First Love

  My life used to be business casual and morning meetings. I balanced budgets and kept the boss’ calendar. It was a great job that came with a great salary and lots of perks. My peeps and I would gather around the coffee pot at 8:00 a.m. and discuss the latest happenings on Survivor. Life […]

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