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31 Days of Real Life [10/24/16]

I’ve been thinking about seasons a lot lately. Just like the seasons visibly change the landscape, they change me, too. The leave change colors, fall, and the natural world rests for winter, only to wake up and start over in spring. In my hardest seasons, I’ve felt dormant: my own personal, emotional hibernation. I’ve been…

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/25/15]

Today I was reminded how wonderful New England is in the fall.

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/22/15]

We took a long walk before dinner tonight and ended up at the beach. I hadn’t taken Caleb to our neighborhood beach yet and he was enamored. He just stood there, hands in pockets, marveling at the thought of “our own beach, mama!” In these sacred motherhood moments, I forget that he’s not even three…

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Dear Dad: Early Mornings

Dear Dad: We got to spend a night at the lake this week. When I woke up in the morning, there was fog on the lake and the trees were brilliantly colored. I could almost see you out in a kayak, enjoying the silence and peace of the early mornings. Getting up early with Caleb…

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