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Three knuckleheads have left me an empty nest in which to ponder what the mom thing has done to me meant over the past twenty-three years. Welcome to my open book of revelations, screw-ups, gaffs, and joys! Please join me as we wander into our mom hearts and reach upward to Jesus for understanding about ourselves and the intricacies of motherhood.

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A Telltail Note from Our Dog to Your Kids

I wanted this letter to be a thank you to my brother and let kids know some children are capable and willing to care for the dog they begged for—even if it takes them a decade to find their conscience. Sadly, this note is going to turn sour instead. While the “hey thanks, man” still applies to bro, I’ve got some saltiness to shake on sister, and a little pepper for my mom.

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