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I don’t know about you guys but sometimes Monday mornings can leave me feeling a little fragile, a little insecure, a little worried about how the week ahead is going to go. So, instead of trying to get a quick affirmation fix online, I’m learning to connect with one or two friends instead. People who […]

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There are women who hold my heart. Because they hold it tenderly. They hold it like a treasure. They hold it with lots of trust wrapped up like so much fine, pink tissue paper. Today we are all telling our stories about what it feels like to trust a friend. And not trust a friend. […]

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This is for the hurt women. The wish-they-had-sisters women. The why-wasn’t-I-invited women. This is for the girlfriends and heart friends and long distance friends and miss-my-friends friends. This is for the women who love long afternoons catching up and slow Saturdays on the sofa splitting the last brownie, the first story, the hard memory. This […]

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We had a very challenging year with one of my kids last year. And by “challenging” I mean that I spent many parts of last year wanting to quit. And crying. And trying really, really hard to remember that I was the parent and that it wasn’t OK to resort to name calling and locking […]

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I’m sharing about friendship over here today… About how when we keep showing up in the small things and when you add them up over a lifetime they are the big, world changing things that can happen in one neighborhood between two streets. I’m sharing about my friend, Lisa who is my anchor in this […]

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This is for the hurt women. The wish-they-had-sisters women. The why-wasn’t-I-invited women. This is for the girlfriends and heart friends and long distance friends and miss-my-friends friends. This is for the women who love long afternoons catching up and slow Saturdays on the sofa splitting the last brownie, the first story, the hard memory. This […]

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