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How to Overcome Fear in Life: a Sunday at the carwash

It's not easy to figure out how to overcome fear in life. It sneaks up us in places where we least expect it to find us. Here's a humorous take on...

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How to Overcome Fear in Life: a Sunday at the carwash

How to Overcome Fear in Life: a Sunday at the carwash

It's not easy to figure out how to overcome fear in life. It sneaks up us in places where we least expect it to find us. Here's a humorous take on how a I learned to battle it in the bay of a local carwash. A funny thing happened to me a couple Sundays ago. I have...

Youth Sports: It’s Officially Time to be Kind to Officials

The ball diamonds and basketball courts have been eerily silent the last few months.  While the majors have made an appearance, the world of youth sports is finally starting to make a plan to return.  Some of us will breathe a sign of relief that some things...

The 2020 Meat Shortage: Full Barns and Empty Coolers

The 2020 Meat Shortage: Full Barns and Empty Coolers

Empty meat cases have become the glaring regularity in grocery stores across the US.  In the land of plenty, how does a meat shortage happen?  And, how to buy local and keep your freezer full. A quick heads up in regards to terminology.  I will be using...

The Humanity of our Heroes; What It Says About Us

The Humanity of our Heroes; What It Says About Us

A power couple in the self-help world recently announced their divorce.  For some reason, it shocked me.  I read the announcement posted on her social media account several times to make sure it wasn’t a hack.  I don’t even know these people.  Why...

The Five Stages of Grief: Quarantine Edition

The Five Stages of Grief: Quarantine Edition

It’s likely you’ve heard about “The 5 Stages of Grief”.  The psychological theory has typically utilized with the loss of a loved one.  It was originally developed based on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's studies with patients and their reactions to receiving a...

Staff Appreciation Week: Let’s celebrate all the school staff!

Staff Appreciation Week: Let’s celebrate all the school staff!

Happy Staff Appreciation Week!   If quarantine has taught us anything, it’s that we don’t know how much we miss it until it’s gone.  That’s right, I’m talking about school.  I love my kids.  I also love the people who have an infinite amount of...

Meet Christy

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Aka the “Mommster”, a nickname given to me by my oldest, I’ve been blessed with five children, a challenging career, and a wonderful rural community community to raise my family.  With degrees in psychology, social work, and education, this all should be easy!

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I enjoy laughing and hope you do too.