Trashin’ Camp

April 6, 2015

By far my favorite mommy-moment from last week happened during one of those random everyday tasks. Some people think motherhood is a bit monotonous. I agree wholeheartedly…  It’s like a hamster wheel of neverending samey-samey… And yet, I disagree, too.  Are sunrises and sunsets “monotonous” just because they happen over […]

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Day 5

March 18, 2015

Probably my favorite day so far. I feel more mental clarity today than I’ve had in a long time. No, really, I am so much more centered and “well-grounded” and able to handle things going on (and going wrong, even)… Such a HUGE BLESSING! Hope it lasts. It might just […]

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Day Three

March 16, 2015

So yesterday I had a papaya — I really hate papaya, I think it smells like BO, actually — but it’s on the list of approved foods and it just…. sounded yummy. It sounded yummy? Yes it did. So I had some. And, as I told Mr. Smith — “Whoa, […]

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Waiting… and done waiting!

March 14, 2015

We spend a lot of time waiting. “Food for patience,” I once heard an elderly gentleman say. I don’t remember now the context, but it made me laugh, and his comment stuck with me. Something about the way he said it with a twinkle in his eye and a smile […]

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Those Moments

January 14, 2015

I love those moments where your heart feels full to bursting.  Kids are so precious. The pinching of my arms by the three year old who wants to play on the computer?  Not so much one of those moments.   Guess I’ll have to wait and finish this later… Someone […]

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Happy New Year

January 13, 2015

I have some interesting goals for this year. I’ll probably share them in another post soon.  With, like, 4 months between posts, I’m sure you have every confidence that I’ll make good on that promise. Some of those goals may seem like I’m setting the bar a little low – […]

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Compassion in Action

November 8, 2014

I wanted to tell you about something really sweet that happened between me and my sister this week.  And then I remembered this talk from Pres. Uchtdorf and figured I’d just have him tell you about it.  The details are little different, but the concept is the same. An old […]

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