Thankful Thursday

Every Thursday I take a moment to reflect on the things I am thankful for. It could be a 500 word essay or a simple photograph. Whatever form it takes, it makes me stop in the midst of a chaotic week and bask in a moment of gratitude. Feel free to join me with the hashtag, #jbcthankfulthursday

Tapping Into Confidence

Our oldest daughter has nearly always been on the timid side. She waited to sit up and walk until she was confident that she knew how. Balance beams and high slides made her nervous until she forced herself to try them. We affectionately refer to her as our Great Dane...

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Snowy Flock

There is snow falling as the light dims. Everything as a blue tint and our neighborhood is silent in between the squeals of my children playing. Small bundles of winter jackets and warm snow pants, they roll and laugh in the yard. They both pause and watch the giant...

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My trio.

I am nearly halfway through my pregnancy with my third daughter. There are words to explain what the past few months have been like but they get caught in my throat and come out as pure, unfiltered emotion still. Joy, gratitude, and amazement at what my bod can...

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´╗┐More Than Food

We live in a small town that is right next to a slightly bigger small town. The slightly bigger small town is the town both my husband and I grew up in. That bigger small town is bursting at the seams with community. A community that we are so incredibly grateful for....

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Wrapped In Love

Today I wore my five-year-old daughter and my two-month-old niece. I had not been feeling great all day so I took it easy. No make-up, comfy clothes, reading, watching the girls play. My seven-year-old niece was over and the three girls played all morning. At lunch...

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I took a six-week course recently. Actually, I started a six-week course, twice. It was a course designed to help monetize my blog. I was so excited at the potential income my "hobby" could bring. The first thing I was assigned was an audit of my site. I went through...

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