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What to Do When Adulting Feels Too Hard

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We’re adults, right? We’ve got responsibilities. But what do we do when adulting gets too hard? Life as Mom contributor Deanna has some great insight. Lately, I have been drowning in the responsibilities of adulting. Long story short, we have decided to sell our house and relocate because of our daughter with Down syndrome. She is a […]

Big Plans for Summer: Deferred

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Summer has come to a close. Did you have big plans for summer? Life as MOM contributor Deanna did. Today she shares some big news as well how summer plans can often be deferred. I had big plans for this summer. It would be Addison’s last summer before full-time kindergarten and Carter starting part-time preschool, so we […]

What I Learned When My Daughter Escaped My Supervision

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We’ve all had it happen to us: a child runs off without our notice, away from our supervision. It’s a learning experience for both parent and child.

Answering Your Child’s Questions about Special Needs

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At some point, our children will ask the question, “Why is that person different from me?” Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares about answering your child’s questions about special needs.

The Value of Spring Cleaning

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There’s a reason why Spring Cleaning has such an important place in our history. It may just be what kept our foremothers a little sane and get ahead a little.

Choose Happiness Now

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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.

Motherhood Unexpected

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When things don’t make sense, when unexpected things come our way, when we think that a mistake has been made, is God still good?

What You Expect from Christmas Versus What Will Really Happen May Surprise You

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Parenting is full of all kinds of surprises, particularly at Christmas. However, when things diverge to something different than you plan, good things can happen.