The Love of a Mother

The Love of a Mother From kissing boo-boos to tying shoes, she rocked her babes to sleep with a love of depths so deep. A mother’s love never wanes through all of her life’s hurricanes. No greater is the bond that binds. A better woman you’ll never find. However was I ever blessed with all […]

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Just Who Do You Think You Are? Finding Your Calling in a Noisy World

So it’s a legitimate question. Who do you think you are? Yeah, I’m talking to you! Not that you but the real you. The version of you that was pure and untainted by the world. The one that was there before your own voice was drowned out by the chatter and opinions of others. Others […]

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The Death of a Father

Five years ago today, my family and I surrounded the ICU bed of my dad watching him as he took his final breath. Earth Day– a day I’ll never forget, as it took on a whole new connotation for my family and I. Never has there been a more somber day than April 22, 2015. […]

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Losing My Religion This Easter Sunday

Today, I had to take a break from social media. I usually love to see everyone’s Easter pictures and all the messages of hope flooding my Facebook feed, but today was not a typical holy holiday for anyone. We didn’t buy new Easter outfits in my family. No “Sunday Best” picture was taken. No egg […]

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Why Kentuckians Have Fallen for Andy

On our long days of social distancing, I have few routines still in place. I don’t always get up at the same time. Ironing clothes—what’s the point? A scrunchie has replaced my flat iron, and my bedtime ranges from 10-midnight depending on my mood. But one thing I never miss is Andy’s daily briefings. I […]

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My Top Five Apps to Survive Social Distancing

So if my memory serves me right, we are on week two of major social distancing since the Coronavirus took the world by storm. I’m not naming names but I know a few a lot of us are about one kid fight away from losing our sanity. We always thought that we wanted to work […]

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A Whole New World: Mid-COVID-19

It seems like just yesterday our days were filled with nail appointments, brow waxes, facials, and pedicures. With work, car pick-ups, dance lessons, and baseball practice. With drive-through dinners that every one ate on their own, or with their noses buried in their phones. With a quick work-out, signing off on homework, washing a uniform […]

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