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Family & Politics

I used to say I was a conservative liberal and a liberal conservative. What does that mean? It means I was afraid to grow a pair, develop my own political point of view and express it within my family dynamic.

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Family & Politics

I used to say I was a conservative liberal and a liberal conservative. What does that mean? It means I was afraid to grow a pair, develop my own political point of view and express it within my family dynamic.

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Little Brother

You seem feisty already. You move 4x more than your big brother did. You flip me over in my sleep. I just keep thinking that you are going to be so physical. Luckily your big brother has a head start,

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Little Brother

You seem feisty already. You move 4x more than your big brother did. You flip me over in my sleep. I just keep thinking that you are going to be so physical. Luckily your big brother has a head start,

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I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

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I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

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Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

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Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

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The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

Spring-Photography-Wallpaper

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

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Nine pounds of inflammation

Ever since I went off birth control 4 years ago I’ve struggled with something called candida. The symptoms get worse for me when I’m pregnant or about to menstruate. Candida manifests itself in a variety of ways but it starts with a

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Nine pounds of inflammation

Ever since I went off birth control 4 years ago I’ve struggled with something called candida. The symptoms get worse for me when I’m pregnant or about to menstruate. Candida manifests itself in a variety of ways but it starts with a

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Esmé

October 19, 2015 I lost a baby, a baby that was due on my birthday in May.  I believed strongly that the baby was a girl, my son was due on my husband’s birthday and this odd coincidence just felt

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Esmé

October 19, 2015 I lost a baby, a baby that was due on my birthday in May.  I believed strongly that the baby was a girl, my son was due on my husband’s birthday and this odd coincidence just felt