Amanda

Amanda
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Hi, guys! Amanda here. By day I am a higher education professional, and "by 24/7," I'm a pastor's wife and certified boy mom to two littles and one on the way. I'm a full-time working mama and a doctoral student learning to balance it all. It's a challenge indeed, but Jesus, my village, and coffee see me through.
Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

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If you have followed my writing over the years, you know I have three sons. While one is a baby who barely crawls, the other two are rambunctious and growing big boys. To work...
Hot Wheels, Big Thrills

Hot Wheels, Big Thrills

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I do not know about you, but my kids had gone stir-crazy due to the inclement weather. To work off some steam and just in time to celebrate my middle little's birthday, my crew...

“The Things”

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I LOVE doing special things for people. I adore a good outing, big celebrations, and making memories, which leads me to this question: What is the most challenging part of parenting for you? Some...

That’s All Folks

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This summer, we welcomed our third baby -- another boy -- and as the congratulatory messages continue to file in, they are almost always paired with a one million dollar question. If I had...
The Name Game

The Name Game

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In a little over a month from now, my little family will grow by two more feet as we welcome baby number three and boy number three. The question we get most of all,...
A Taco In The Backseat

A Taco In The Backseat

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Years ago, when I was in college, a good friend asked me to grab something out of the backseat of her car. In the dark of night, I could barely see enough to find...
Tips To Teach Your Child If They Get Lost In A Crowd

Tips To Teach Your Child If They Get Lost In A Crowd

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Well. After almost five years and two whole kids later, it finally happened to me. I lost one of my kids in a crowd. And not just any old crowd -- rather one that...
Putting the MOM in Momentum

Putting The MOM In Momentum

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July is here, so you know what that means. In what seems like the blink of an eye, summer will be over just as quickly as it melted onto the scene. As the latter...
The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant In The Room

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Sometimes conversations are difficult to have, yet they must be had. What we are about to have will be one of those awkward conversations, but hear me out. So, here goes nothing. Let's just...
All Is Well Because Of The Cell

All Is Well Because Of The Cell

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The new year is here, and resolutions are all the rage. Many people focus on their weight loss journey, while others strive to be more fiscally responsible, and some even plan to kick a...