People Who Were Unloved As Children Struggle With These 7 Things As Adults

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Every child deserves to be loved, nurtured, and given an environment to thrive. But sadly, this is not always the case. And what happens when unloved children grow up to be adults? If they were not able to heal and process their childhood, they will most likely struggle with the byproducts of never being loved […]

How to Get Your Mind Off Something or Someone

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Here are some practical ways you can get something or someone off your mind. Negative thoughts about something or someone can do a lot more harm than you might think. Everything starts in our minds—from our physical health to our well being and happiness. So, as you might currently know, a thought you can’t shake about something or someone is just as frustrating as getting sick—if not worse.

Moms Are Not Okay

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They look at me. My kids. They expect me to be there for them. They should. I am their mother, after all. But some days, I’m not okay. I’m so tired I can’t sleep. All I can think about is that I need to sleep. So I don’t sleep. I don’t sleep because…the world. I […]

Aging Well in a Youth Obsessed Culture

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I’m 41. Forty. One. I am aging. I want to travel this journey with grace. Do you ever feel like it is impossible to age well in our youth-obsessed culture? Do you feel like you can’t keep up, or you are always having to get the next treatment or buy the next cream to keep […]

The One Phrase that Stops (almost) Every Fight in Our Marriage

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Marriage is hard. It is so wonderful, but it is also challenging. Partly because you are as open and vulnerable with your spouse as you have ever been or ever will be, and that leaves you open to getting hurt. Here is one phrase that stops just about every fight that starts in our marriage. […]

Postpartum Depression: A Husband’s Story

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Two Perspectives This post is one of a pairing. The first part was my wife’s story. My wife suffered from severe postpartum depression for three years after the birth of our youngest child. This was probably the most challenging season in our marriage, bar none. As people often do, my wife and I learned a […]

How to Live With Post Partum Depression

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Two Perspectives This post is one of a pairing. We are hoping it brings encouragement to those facing the daily reality of living with postpartum depression. I suffered from severe postpartum depression for years after the birth of our youngest child. This was probably the most challenging season in our marriage, bar none. As people […]

Jubilance for PMS – Women Who Hardly PMS Have These Daily Habits

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Women are often hard on themselves about PMS. Why do we do that? Why do we punish ourselves for something we can’t control, instead of preparing our minds and bodies for an event that is a prominent part of our womanhood?  We need to embrace our PMS. Does that mean we throw up our hands […]

Reconciling Contradictions: A Biracial Perspective on Racism

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Author: Sarah Levy One of the most important things my father ever taught me about race came when choosing a college.  I am mixed. My mother is white, and my father is black. I have lived the majority of my life in mostly white communities, but whatever the space, I would sometimes suffer for being […]

How to Stay Sane When Mom Life Becomes Insane

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Mom life isn’t easy. I’m fairly certain the world knows and appreciates that more now than ever. Being a SAHM has its beauty, but let’s not forget how exhausting it can sometime be. One minute you’re fine, the next you’re gasping for air. This post may contain affiliate links Finding Beauty in the Chaos of […]