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Content On A Sunday

There are days I find myself needing to write. To pause and reflect on the journey I am on. Today is one of those days. It is a gloomy day here in Northern California, however gloomy just means rainy and dark. The rain is welcomed with open arms and I glance out the window at […]

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Why Are You Helping Those Not In America?

I am scheduled to leave for Guatemala in five days. Not only me this time or my family but I am excited to say there will be six other women joining me! It has been a funny thing really, something that I just can’t get out of my mind. I originally thought when planning this […]

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Raising Children With Strong Wings Ready To Fly

When our children are little they need all of our attention. They are helpless, only their cries help determine their needs. Then they begin to grow and toddle around. We can step back only a few feet and watch them grasp their first unstable steps of independence. As their parent, their protector we make sure […]

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New Year, New Beginnings!

As I sit here on my couch, I glance at the falling leaves from the winter wind in our backyard. The sun is bright, there is a crisp freshness all around me. With 2014 almost behind us, I reflect on the year that I now must say goodbye too, actually we all must say goodbye […]

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The Start Of Failure Or Something Great

I am about to embark on a new journey as a debut author. As I begin to check the boxes of my mental list of things to do to prepare, I acknowledge that I may soon be falling flat on my ass. I have decided to journal and keep tabs of my failures and hopefully […]

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Cover Reveal & Release Date!

I am only days away from submitting my baby, my very beloved work to the final editor. It has been almost a year since I wrote the words the end, on the pages of my first manuscript. It was called Goodbye My Loves. When I finally typed those final words, my heart leaped with joy.  […]

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Five Reasons Why The Teenage Years Are Awesome

I have reached high school well not me officially, my oldest child. How is it that I cried more this morning then his first day of Kindergarten? For years I feared the teenage years, this stage of his life.  I worried  about rebellion and bad choices. What has happened however, is just the opposite. I love […]

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Robin Williams You Will Be Missed…..

What a huge loss to hear that Robin Williams passed away. First hearing the news via Facebook (is it strange to anyone else that we get our news from FB?) I felt incredibly sad. His death was a bit more heartbreaking than others. To me Robin Williams was so full of life, living a very […]