How to Get Real

May you dwell in the house of the Lord forever” is more than a symbolic statement. It means, may your perception of what’s real and what’s not real be based only on God’s eternal realities, every moment. ~ Marianne Williamson

Apparently, it’s time for my personal reality check. It’s been a busy few months. That would be an understatement. Since June, MMM was part of Build-A-Bear Workshop’s Connecting in the CyBear Century. We also co-hosted Virginia’s virtual baby shower with KMOV, raising money for March of Dimes. We were on a panel at the Type A Mom conference, coordinated the St. Louis Mom Fashion Haul, and this week, speaking at the RISE Big Idea luncheon.

This on top of being mommy: parent-teacher conferences, birthday parties, soccer practices, soccer games, soccer games, soccer games (yes, I typed that three times)!

At least once a week, someone asks, “How do you do it?” I wish I could say that passion fueled me through all these activities. I wish I had a magic answer, at least one better than what I’m about to admit. But in fact, [Read more…]

How to Name Your Fear

“Here, Mommy” says my 7-year old daughter. I looked at the sweet little blue note she place in my hand:
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