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Love the Way They Need: Physical Touch | The Five Love Languages

Someone recently said to me, “You’re not a hugger are you?” I had to hold back a laugh. Within my little family unit, WE ARE ALWAYS touching – alway connected in some physical way. Whether that be a child snuggling up while we watch TV, holding hands while we walk or stroking someone’s hair while […]

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Through Adversity to the Stars | Courageous Vulnerability

Ad astra per aspera. There is a redemptive story that lies in every person. When looking for a name for this blog post, this Latin phrase really struck me. Even now, it speaks to me in such a profound way. My relationship with my body has been a tumultuous one. I’ve written an open letter […]

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Do You Feel Loved? Really? | The Five Love Languages

I used to think he just didn’t care. Or that something was wrong with me. I would think, “What am I doing so wrong that I can’t feel loved in our marriage? Is he just not trying? How have we failed?” Many times over the first few years of our marriage this came up. And […]

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Mrs. M | A Gift for Self & Her Love | Bridal Boudoir

Marriage is the combining of two souls. It’s a lifetime commitment to love and cherish one another, to share a life, and to offer the best of yourselves up daily. One of the greatest gifts you can offer your future spouse is the gift of being your true self. Bridal boudoir sessions like this one […]

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Making Room for Love

I’m sure every mama has felt this weird sense of betrayal. Not knowing how in the world you could ever love your second babe as much as your first. Feeling a bit sad that you would have to share and be shared. If you missed it, I wrote a blog on these struggles (which you […]

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What I Love About My Body Worksheet | Body Confidence Coach

Being body positive or having a healthy love and respect for your body is not something that happens overnight. It takes hard work and consistency to change those old negative thoughts and mindsets to positive ones. Something I have to continually remind myself is that I lived in a state of body shame and disgust […]

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