Widowhood

31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/12/15]

Caleb found these stickers the other day. He immediately chose the orange “Keep It Up” sticker for himself. I read the other stickers to him so he could choose one for me. He thought about it

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Widowhood is Lonely (and a Plea For Single Parents)

I read this post today and wanted to jump up and down, shouting to the world that somebody put my feelings into words. The author, a single mom to a preschooler, expresses the paradox of single parenting: everyone knows it takes a village to parent, but not many people are willing to step out of…

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#RunLikeKeith Half Marathon Accomplished

It has been nearly two weeks since I finished the Navy-Air Force Half Marathon and I can’t quite seem to convince myself that it really happened. Sunday, September 20, 2015 was perfect weather for a race. The race started and ended at the base of the Washington Monument and downtown Washington D.C. was buzzing with…

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An Introvert’s Guide to Sharing Your Story

I enjoy hearing or reading people’s stories. When we give a story the time and space to be told, we are affirming the significance of the story teller’s experience. Sharing our stories is an incredible way to encourage each other through the more challenging seasons of life. Blogging has been a therapeutic way for me…

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Reflections From An Air Force Widow

This post is not meant to upstage anyone who is struggling this Memorial Day due to the loss of a loved one or with PTSD of lost airmen, soldiers, and sailors. This can be a difficult holiday for so many reasons. Memorial Day has crept up and taken me by surprise. I do not presume…

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