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Emily is a stay-at-home mom in Stanwood, WA. She's been married to her husband Aaron since August of 2014, and they have two boys under four. Having been a teen mom, she is passionate about ministering to other young mothers, as well as just moms in general!

  • There was this overwhelming sense that in this news, many people around me felt the need to comfort me, placate me, or apologize to me. As if something truly special was about to be missing from my life because I was welcoming another son, and not a daughter.
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  • Recently, we reached out to you moms on our Facebook page about your favorite methods for soothing your little one's gums! With the recent removal of popular homeopathic teething tablets from store shelves, we wanted to see what you all do in the midst of the trying teething season. Here's what you said!
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  • Monday Mom Confessions
    Sometimes I feel insecure when I see the moms with the structured screen time limits and all these planned activities to do in the meantime. And while I do activities with my kids, sometimes I feel like I must be doing something wrong because I don't have specific limits on their TV time.
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  • Recently we asked our readers over at Spirit 105.3 about how to best keep cut flowers fresh! We were given lots of ideas and thought that we would share some of them here with you!
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  • It's a hard line to walk, isn't it mommas? The line between teaching responsibility and giving in a little to keep them little. I am constantly asking myself if I'm doing the right thing by helping him with his shoes on the occasion that he asks me, even when I know he knows how. By assisting with the little things that I know he's got, but asks me sometimes anyways.
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  • I can remember being an elementary-aged child and being teased in school. The words used behind my back and to my face to describe me sank deep into my heart and I began to believe them about myself. Even now, as a woman in my mid-twenties, I still find myself struggling in this way. If I, with life experience and an identity rooted in Christ, can be torn down by the words of others, what about my little boys?
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  • As long as I can remember, the months from October through February were just… hard. Long. Dark. Mundane. I’d crave sunshine and evenings with light, long for warmth that would seep to my bones. The cold wore me out, the many layers of clothing drove me crazy, and I so wanted to wear shoes that didn’t take me forever to put on.
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  • You with your red, brown, and yellow logo, bringing such comfort to this transplanted Canadian. There's nothing like knowing I can drive just a few miles across the border and find a familiar face. I can open your doors, breathe in the familiar scent of coffee and baked goods. It's the smell of home.
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