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G is for Great

May 28, 2013

in Life Lessons

Driving home recently, Monkey started telling me what a great letter “G” was in the alphabet. It seemed like an unusual start to a conversation, so I asked him to explain his thoughts to me. Monkey told me he was thinking of all the good words for the letters in the alphabet as we were […]

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I love children. As I like to say, “Mine, and even other people’s kids.” Children know how to have fun, have the best perspectives on life, and are funnier than most adults I know. And, to be completely honest, kids are also my cover for wanting to do little people activities like coloring, Lego building, […]

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I almost exclusively listen to Pandora radio and have little knowledge of pop culture, which means I am not the most hip mom with new singers or top ten songs on the charts–and I rarely know music on the radio as a result. So when a song I actually know well (i.e., I can sing […]

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Sean broke our wedding vows recently. The fact we aren’t married yet is just a technical detail. What is important is the commitment he made, to uphold five promises, now and when he is my husband. I have happily embraced my current marital status, writing articles espousing the benefits of singledom. When we first started dating, […]

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Sometimes life sucks. There’s no more eloquent way to put it. Life experiences can be frustrating, heartbreaking, painful, depressing, and more. Regardless the extent of the challenge, age and experience lead to understanding these two truths: Whatever the difficulty, it will eventually pass. Make the best of every situation. Even the most unbearable situation will […]

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As we travel through life, are we learning any lessons along the way? ~~~~~~~~~~ The following list was compiled, not by a 90-year-old as the title suggests, but a 45-year-old-woman. The author expanded her lessons learned at 50 by adding an additional five. After reading through these valuable life lessons, read the story (and attribution […]

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