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Anna Rendell
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Real Mom Confessions: the link-up {week 3}

It’s that time again. How has it been a week already?! I swear we live in a baby/toddler time warp. Here’s what we’ve been dealing with around here: We recently moved Sam’s carseat to the back row in the van, to give him more space. During our Easter…
It's that time again. How has it been a week already?! I swear we live in a baby/toddler time warp. Here's what we've been dealing with around here: We recently moved Sam's carseat to the back row ...
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Real Mom Confessions: the link-up {week 2}

And we’re back. You guys, this week was a doozy. Without all the details, it’s been full of solo parenting, evening commitments, daytime commitments, getting behind on work and sleep, overwhelming good things, but also feeling like everyone else is…
And we're back. You guys, this week was a doozy. Without all the details, it's been full of solo parenting, evening commitments, daytime commitments, getting behind on work and sleep, overwhelming ...
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{book giveaway #3} Women are Scary: The Totally Awkward Adventure of Finding Mom Friends

We live in a large suburb just south of Minneapolis, Minnesota, not far at all from where I grew up. This fall will mark our 5th anniversary of living in our home here, and I finally have friends. Like real life, go hang out with, do stuff together, text…
We live in a large suburb just south of Minneapolis, Minnesota, not far at all from where I grew up. This fall will mark our 5th anniversary of living in our home here, and I finally have friends. ...
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Real Mom Confessions: a link-up!

For the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing ‘Real Mom Confessions’ on Instagram and Facebook, posting a picture of something from my very real everyday stories and inviting others to chime in with their very real everyday stories too. A few of mine have…
For the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing ‘Real Mom Confessions’ on Instagram and Facebook, posting a picture of something from my very real everyday stories and inviting others to chime in with th...
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I mentioned on Facebook the other day that things in our lives have gotten a little heavy lately. Nothing huge, just big decisions and little irritations and late nights and early mornings and some sadnesses in the lives of people around us. It’s Holy…
I mentioned on Facebook the other day that things in our lives have gotten a little heavy lately. Nothing huge, just big decisions and little irritations and late nights and early mornings and some...
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It takes someone to lift the veil of perfection, going first with their story that says their life is otherwise. You who do this are the brave women, the beautiful everyday warriors, the ones who makes space, and it may make all the difference to the…
It takes someone to lift the veil of perfection, going first with their story that says their life is otherwise. You who do this are the brave women, the beautiful everyday warriors, the ones who m...
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I weigh more than I ever have before. I wear a bigger size than I ever have before. I have more soft folds than I ever have before. On the last flight I took, while the seatbelt fit fine the sides of the seat nearly left marks on my hips. Sometimes I…
I weigh more than I ever have before. I wear a bigger size than I ever have before. I have more soft folds than I ever have before. On the last flight I took, while the seatbelt fit fine the sides ...
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I loved this collection of books, and I love that several of you will receive one of them. It’s been so fun sharing why they give me hope, and hearing about the hope that you have, and reading your recipes, and it was just a lot of fun! I have one more…
I loved this collection of books, and I love that several of you will receive one of them. It's been so fun sharing why they give me hope, and hearing about the hope that you have, and reading your...
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{book giveaway #2} Mom Knows Best, a Gooseberry Patch cookbook

It’s the second of the giveaways! All week I’m giving away books that have spoken hope to me. You can find all the details on this post. // I’ve shared before – I’m a wannabe meal planner. It is not a gift of mine. My gifts lie more in the “oh shoot, it’s…
It's the second of the giveaways! All week I'm giving away books that have spoken hope to me. You can find all the details on this post. // I've shared before - I'm a wannabe meal planner. It is no...
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On the Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers {giveaway!}

It’s the first of the giveaways! All week I’m giving away books that have spoken hope to me. You can find all the details on this post. // Bedtimes around here can be a struggle. What parent of tiny children hasn’t said that? We’ve found a few things that…
It's the first of the giveaways! All week I'm giving away books that have spoken hope to me. You can find all the details on this post. // Bedtimes around here can be a struggle. What parent of tin...
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Some days are hard. Some days are pretty literally didn’t stop moving, chasing after children hard. Some days are boneweary exhausted, didn’t drink enough water hard. Some days are work isn’t done, riding the hamsterwheel hard. Some days are cry in the…
Some days are hard. Some days are pretty literally didn't stop moving, chasing after children hard. Some days are boneweary exhausted, didn't drink enough water hard. Some days are work isn't done,...
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on celebrating the everyday

Last weekend we celebrated Sam’s three full weeks of being diaperless. He’s amazing, y’all. And we are button-bursting proud of him, so last Sunday we celebrated. Donuts and a trip to the zoo marked the occasion. He had his first corndog, more treats than…
Last weekend we celebrated Sam's three full weeks of being diaperless. He's amazing, y'all. And we are button-bursting proud of him, so last Sunday we celebrated. Donuts and a trip to the zoo marke...
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Blogger. Social media coaching for congregations.
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  • girlwithblog.com
    blogger, 2008 - present
  • DaySpring - (in)courage
    2013 - present
    (in)couragers community groups - Communications Coordinator
  • Vibrant Faith Ministries
    Social Media Manager & Coach, 2011 - present
  • Camp of the Cross
    Program Director, 2009 - 2010
  • Grace Lutheran Church
    Director of Youth Ministries, 2006 - 2009
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Wife. Mama. Blogger {at girlwithblog.com}
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I write at Girl with Blog, am the social media manager and coach at Vibrant Faith Ministries, communications coordinator with (in)courage community groups. Married to dear Husby, mama to a 2yo Boy, and expecting our second babe in April '14. A proud Minnesota girl, I adore my family, cooking, books, coffee, and being cozy.
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