A Toast to Setbacks

“I am stopping to pick up some champagne before heading home.” That was the text I sent my husband after a long, awful day.  The day had started off bad but just ended up getting worse with a pretty big setback.  The series of events […]

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Always Try New Things

Always Try New Things *This blog originally posted in September 2012 at mdsouthernbelle.blogspot.com I counsel college students who are deciding on their career paths. One common problem among this group of mainly 20-year-olds is the fear that the fun in life ends when they graduate. […]

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Motherhood: A World of Shush

Original post on Mommy Belle in January 2015 (Note:  As I read this blog post three years later, I realized how much has changed.  While I certainly felt the judgement during those early days, it is hard to remember today. It is hard to remember […]

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Busy, busy, busy

“You are so busy! I just don’t know how you do it all!” I secretly beamed with pride that someone admired me for my cram packed schedule. It was my sophomore year of high school.  I scheduled my days from 7:00 am until way past […]

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Playfulness

I saw a post a couple of weeks ago on Instagram stories from another blogger (MichelleFitRobinson) and was so inspired. She had posted a picture from a daily devotional reading. The post talked about being overwhelmed and stressed. It was a unique approach to solve […]

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