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Dear Gem – Month 11

In two weeks you will be one year old. Today you are walking and have a handful of words in your vocabulary. A year ago I was on bedrest, and still worried you might be born too early. You have always been in a bit of a hurry, even before you were born. I went …

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Writers’ Workshop: Why I Blog, or Don’t

I keep meaning to play along with MamaKat and her weekly writing workshops, but I never seem to be able to make it happen.  Then this prompt came along, and I decided it was time to put in print all those excuses floating around in my head. 3.) What have you been busy doing that’s …

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beautiful like me

I feel pretty

I didn’t feel pretty while I was growing up. I’m not making this statement as a complaint, simply stating a fact:  I didn’t feel pretty.  I wasn’t quite a tomboy either, as I was much too clumsy to shoulder that label.  I was smart, but smart didn’t make me any points at the christian school …

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beautiful like me


The Beautiful Like Me Project was started to discuss self-esteem and body image in today’s youth.  WickedStepMom, Tricia at Shout, and Amy at FiveFlowerMom – along with several other bloggers – are tackling this issue over the next few Mondays. This weeks question: “What do today’s children and teens feel pressured to imitate?  Why?” “Choose …

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Beautiful Like Me

Does how we look at ourselves effect how the next generation looks at themselves?

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