If We're Honest

Let's be honest here for a minute.  I am not a Super Mom.  I do have Super Mom moments, but most of the time I'm just stumbling throught this thing called motherhood and learning as I go.  But today, as I was driving down the road I heard Francesca Battistelli's song, "If We're Honest" and I had a new realization.

In her song she sings, "I'm a mess and so are you.  We've built walls nobody can break through."  Could it be that I'm not the only mom who's just getting by?  Could there really be other imperfect mom's like me?

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Daddy | Higdons' Happy Home

There are all sorts of males in this world. There are great leaders, doctors, teachers, police, fire men, and professionals. They are outstanding in their perspective fields but is that all? It takes a Man to be a DADDY. Most males have the ability to make children but it takes a true man to be a DADDY.

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Mommy, Slow Down

Mommy, Slow Down | Higdons' Happy Home

Last Mother’s Day, Nichole Nordeman’s “Slow Down” brought tears to the eyes of mothers everywhere—including this mama. I’m not one to try and wish my child to stay little forever, but watching other children passing through stages my daughter will never again see made me tear up a little. Just a little.

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12 Months of Christmas: June

As stores are gearing up for picnic season it's a great time to pick up colorful tableware to send to your Operation Christmas Child.  There are lots of plastic dishes on the shelves with fun colors and characters that would be sure to brighten a child's day!  The list this month is short, but the options are not.  I'll include lots of pictures this month for inspiration!  Here are some of my suggestions:

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