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This is me. My name is Mindy Larsen and I am a new contributor to Circle of Friends. I figure since I am going to be frequenting your reading page about twice a month, it is important that we get to know each other.
Here are a few random tid-bits to help you get to know me:
I’m 27 years old, but I am very much a kid at heart. I married my college-sweetheart, Chris, about a year and a half ago, and
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Last week I wrote about my family’s recent struggle with my husband being away from home and the difference a daddy makes in the lives of my girls.
As a result of this struggle, I’ve been thinking and praying about what I’m to do, as a mommy, to stand in the gap while my husband is away. How do I handle the tough mommy moments in a way that will leave both my heart and the hearts of my girls intact?
Because, so often, in
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A couple weeks ago my husband, Chris, had to be out of town for business, leaving me and my girls to fend for ourselves for a few days.
Chris doesn’t have to away from home very often, but when he is, my girls and I try to make the most of it. I like to think that we have our fun together, watching movies, getting pizza, and snuggling together at bedtime.
No matter how much fun we have on our own, we always miss him and there comes
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Not too long ago I wrote about the guilt I sometimes feel when I decide to take time away from my family to pursue my love for writing.
A few days after I posted this blog, I received the following comment from a friend of mine:
“Thanks for writing, Jennifer. Many thoughts were stirred tonight as I read a lot of your writings. I haven’t allowed myself to dream in a really long time…still not quite there but it is more positive than it has been in
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