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Finding Faith After Miscarriage in Appalachia

Finding Faith After Miscarriage in Appalachia

It was the last week of July 2016, and I hadn't uttered a single heartfelt prayer in a month. And yet, as the youth director of our Methodist Church, it was time for me to lead 25 teenagers and parents on a mission trip across the country in Appalachia. Three weeks prior, I had...

Mini-Me Parenting: Lessons Learned

Let's talk about one of parenting's greatest challenges: raising a mini-me. I absolutely love that my kid is straight up ballin' when it comes to her reading skills. Yay! Not so yay? Her fear of failure, her fear of physically risky things like taking off the training wheels...

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