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Being the New Kid

Making friends gets more difficult as you get older. At least making good ones. It’s as if we’re barraged with a grab bag of factors that come into play. You find there’s a never-ending list as you accumulate interests, experiences, and other relationships. Suddenly friend disqualifiers abound as your husbands meet… Awkward. And the new […]

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The Reality in Marriage | Rochester MN Moms Blog

The Reality in Marriage

Marriage is a funny thing.   Compromise. Communication. Balance. Love. Highs and Lows. Companionship. Stress. Choices. Intimacy   Ten years into marriage, I surely am no expert, but I am very entertained by the day-to-day, married-life antics in our home. I thought it would be lighthearted and fun to share with you some disagreements, annoyances, […]

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A Confession of Hu-mi-li-ty | Rochester MN Moms Blog

A Confession of Hu-mil-i-ty

We have probably all shuddered at the news of others’ job loss, serious illness, and life changing accidents. Many have likely lived through these events.  From the perimeter, I’ve dropped off meals, attended fundraisers, gathered and made donations, and made baskets for many silent auctions. I’ve felt good about those things, and the people involved […]

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