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Those Who Serve

I’m a pacifist. I’d rather there weren’t wars or conflicts between (or within) countries. But that’s not how it works, unfortunately. Some folks, regardless of how they feel about the issues, volunteer themselves to be put in harm’s way should a conflict occur. Today, I am thankful for those who make that choice and who serve or have served in…

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Stubborn, Strong-Willed Children

My four year-old has thrown¬†a big fit every day for the last three days. Actually, I think she threw¬†more than one yesterday. And she is not just four; she is four and a half. As she’s gotten bigger, so have her fits. I should call them tantrums I suppose, but I feel like a tantrum is something done on purpose…

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