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A Mother’s Prayer… Sort Of.

Dear Lord,

Thank you for this new day I get to spend with my children. They are a true blessing and I am so lucky to have them.

So far today I have not raised my voice to my children. I have not given them a dirty look, have not rolled my eyes, and have not once looked at the clock to see if I can justify putting them to bed. I have not said a harsh word or tried to reason with my two-year-old as to why she cannot bang on my laptop in an attempt to “work” with me. I have not scolded my son for climbing up on the table over and over and over again. I have been patient, kind, and loving. READ MORE

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