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When Your Heart Breaks for a Friend

when your heart breaks for a friend

We all know someone who’s hurting. How do we care for them and help them know they’re not alone? Recently, an old family friend shared the sad news of her miscarriage via Facebook. She is a young mom whose mother once comforted me many years ago — fifteen, in fact — when I had my […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I just took this quiz; Brave is probably my favorite Disney movie, so I’m good with that. In other new: FishPapa redid the grout in the kitchen. The tile around the sink was installed improperly and in the wrong color. Long story. The grout for the rest […]

Can You Make Money Blogging?

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Wondering if you might make some cash or even a living blogging? Stephanie O’Dea’s got the answers in her new book.

Choose Happiness Now

Choose Happiness Now | Life as MOM

Do you find yourself saying, “If only ________, then _________”? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares with us her struggles with this “life is easier up ahead” mind game.

Be Kind

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There are so many opportunities to misunderstand, hurt folks with our words, or overreact.

What do you do when you’re running on empty?

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It’s normal to feel tired from time to time, but what if you feel like you are running on empty?

10 Great Book Series for Kids

10 great book series for kids

Want to get reading with your kids? Here are ten books series that have been FishFam-tested.  This post was originally posted on January 20, 2013. These books are still my favorites! Since I am a bookworm, it was really important to me that our kids love to read. FishPapa loves to read, so it sounded […]

Enjoy the Beauty of Your Life

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Do you see the beauty that is your life?