It's A Mom's Life
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When I heard Marji Morris talking about the Awareness Washington County Chili Cook Off at the chamber meeting in January, I thought it would be a great idea for Leader Publishing to enter a team.I … more
Reminiscing at the pool I always enjoyed going to the Salem pool when I was a kid. I can remember going with my baby sitter, Robin Deaton, one day a week. Although my mom was a teacher and I … more
On a recent sunny afternoon, I was outside swinging my youngest in the backyard. She loves to be outside. She would live out there if we’d let her! As I was swinging her, she yelled, “Mom! … more
There’s just something about that first day of school. The excitement of the students, the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, seeing familiar faces and the promise of a new, fun school year. … more
Life lessons from Dr. Suess “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” “The more that … more
My 3 year old, who happens to call herself a “Big Kid,” has officially started preschool. I don’t know how it happened! One minute she was a helpless newborn and the next she was a sassy little … more
When I asked Melissa Thompson to sit down with me and tell her story of recovery, I knew it was going to be a tough one. Melissa and I are close in age -- she is just a few years younger than I … more
Fall break is one of my favorite times of year. I love the month of October, the cooler temperatures, changing of the leaves and pumpkin everything. And since my kids have started school, fall … more
I’m not sure there is anything better on Christmas morning than the excitement of a three year old. Our youngest daughter opened every present with the craziest excitement I’ve seen. She … more
For the past three weeks I have been participating in an exercise/eating healthy accountability group. I’m not really good about holding myself accountable, but when I join a group of friends … more
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