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This Year is a Foundation for My Future Blogging Years

This year has been a tester year for blogging. I’m crossing my fingers I finish out at 365 posts on January 6th and then after I would like to create a plan for where I want to go with things for 2019. I’ve written a lot at this point, but there has been no structure,…
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Being a Stay-at-Home Mom Changed Me as a Parent

  When my oldest was younger he used to do things that made me shake my head and say, “What am I doing wrong?” At around 4 years old, he used to have angry little outbursts and at one point, he was kicked out of childcare. It was a low point for me as a parent.…
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It’s Been a Long Year

Summer is officially over. The past two weeks have been chilly and rainy and I’ve been waiting to lounge outside and work on the porch again but today I realized my favorite season is gone. It’s not all bad though because the chilly weather always helps me get my work done. Two months ago I was…
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I Can’t Just Work for Money, There Has to Be a Dream

There are 3 months left in this year, but for the first time, I have a feeling of clarity.  For a large part of this year, I was conflicted about how I wanted to proceed. I had many ideas: freelance writing, a second remote job, starting a business. But none of it was something I…
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The Dream is Worth It

  If there is no dream what is there? I’ve been following a particular family’s traveling journey for the past few years. It’s a husband, wife and their 7 kids. They’ve been to Central and South America, Europe and numerous other places around the globe.  I follow their blog, their facebook and now tonight, I just…
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Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride

Writing is so personal for me. Early on I chose to make my posts about me, my life, and the lessons I’ve learned. This method felt less confrontational and more relatable. But it has it’s drawbacks too. Sometimes I don’t want to talk about me. The other day I was tempted to write in a…
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I’m Creating the Story I Want to Tell

I want to travel. That’s not news to anyone who’s been following my posts. So far I’ve only been to 3 countries including the US and something in me wants to see every corner of the world. I don’t know many people who aren’t curious about exploring a different place, but I think for many it…
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Decisions, Decisions

In half a year or less, my life is going to be different. I’m not quite sure what it will look like or where I’ll even be but I know I won’t be here, in this same house. Today, I was a bit frustrated trying to figure out all the details, but as I just…
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I Might Delete All My Posts When I’m Done

It keeps occurring to me that I might delete all my posts when this writing challenge is over. Earlier this year I wrote I couldn’t imagine if my posts were to magically disappear. It would have been upsetting to see all my efforts had washed away. Now,  the thought of it barely bothers me. My…
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My Friend is Going to Start Writing on Medium

I just showed a friend of mine how to set up a new story on Medium. When I first started out on the platform, I had excitedly told them about it and being a writer too, my friend was curious about how it all worked. I updated them every so often about my progress and…
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