Living and Thriving in Peace.

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A few years ago, I made an immediate decision that I was unprepared for, and quite frankly, unsure of. I spoke of something I had no knowledge of, but was

Down Syndrome.

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On the day Ingrid was born we began a life long journey of education. Before this we knew nothing of down syndrome or anyone who was blessed with it. To

The Mama Chronicles: Rest and Recoup.

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As a mom and entrepreneur its very easy to get caught up in the happenings of life, family and business.  We tend to forget the importance of rest.  For some

The Mama Chronicles: stumble.

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I won’t lie.. today has been tough. Last night was a challenge. For that matter, I’ve needed a manual just to understand the past two weeks. Being the parent of

Relax mama..

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Laundry piles that never made it to their destination, dishes needing washed, and kids to taxi. You’re not alone. We’re all in the same place. Just breathe. Relax, mama. Remember

Pressure.

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As humans, we tend to overload ourselves with unbearable amounts of pressure.  Why?  Do we seek validation to such an extreme that we value the opinion of others more than

The Mama Chronicles: mom guilt

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Take #2. I began writing a post earlier and the more I wrote, the less authentic it felt. So, I walked away for a bit and decided that without doing

The Mama Chronicles: Being Mom.

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Being a mom is the job of a lifetime.  It requires more sacrifice and dedication than anything you’ve ever done before.  Late night, early mornings, or both all lead up

The Mama Chronicles: DS, the proud and the scared.

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I title this post DS, yet I think it’s relatable to any parent. We have our kids. Beautiful, silly, quirky, unique, brilliant little humans that suck joy from us as

The Mama Chronicles: she’s overwhelmed.

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A few weeks ago Ingrid started back to school. We knew this year was going to be full of challenges, ones she’s never faced before. And to be quite honest,

One day you’ll understand..

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I stare at your sleeping face, thanking God for the little blessings in my life. I feel your tiny hands resting on my cheek as you gaze at me. On

Hey Mom!

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As a mom, these are words that we hear countless times a day. We hear them in our sleep, while we’re hiding in the bathroom with the door locked hoping

The Mama Chronicles: everyone deserves a Mary Poppins.

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When I was a child, I wanted to be a dentist.  Not that I was fascinated with dentistry, but because, as a child you’re always asked ‘what do you want

Little faces.

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Each morning when I wake, I see your face.  I see the eyes created to see the pureness of life.  I see the smiles of children with joyous hearts.  I

The Mama Chronicles: Just a boy.

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On the day that our daughter was born, we were new to the fact that she was blessed with Down Syndrome.  This was a new world for us because neither