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Penning Hope, A Southern Lifestyle Blog
Penning Hope, A Southern Lifestyle Blog

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Look. I’m not a parent. Yet. But that also means that I am clearly not a prefect parent. Though, to be fair, I don’t think anyone is. However. I feel like there are just certain things that children should be taught, but not all of them are. And with my…

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My dear readers — I apologize.  Not only did I not get a new post published for you on Monday, but I neglected to let any of you know!  I have failed you, and for that, I apologize.  To make up for it, I’ll share something with you this Friday instead!…

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I’ve never been much of a to-do list type of person. I’m just not very good at completing things.  But sometimes, to-do lists are good.  And for me, currently, I think a to-do list of things I want to accomplish will help guide me in the decisions I make…

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So, I’m supper late on getting something written and posted today.  But you’ll have to forgive me.  I couldn’t use work time to write a post (like the bad little employee I’ve been being and doing), because I’m training my replacement this week!  Yup, I’m…

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I wasn’t planning to delve into the topic of mental illness again so quickly after sharing my story of being diagnosed with anxiety, but sometimes things happen in life that change our mind. Sharing my diagnosis of anxiety wasn’t nearly as scary as other…

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I don’t want to weigh everyone down with depressing sadness, so I’m going to make a very broad generalization of my life to say I’ve been very stressed out lately. But!  That is hopefully about to change! In addition to some big changes that are happening…

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I could spout off numbers and statistics about how many people suffer from mental illness or how “common” it is now, but does that actually change anything?  Does that change the stigma associated with mental illnesses?  Does that change the fact that…

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Some little girls plan their weddings and dream of the day they get to be a mother. They play make-believe with their dolls, pretending to be a mom. They spend their whole childhood waiting and dreaming and planning for the day they become a mother. It’s…

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I know my blog is still really new, but I’ve got LOT of thoughts spinning around in my head about things I’d like to do.  BUT!  I wanna make sure before I try to do anything that it’s actually something you (my reader) want to see or are interested in.…

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Grateful Heart Father's Day Edition

As everyone knows, yesterday was Father’s Day.  And I’m also fairly certain that I saw every single person say “your dad may be great, but mine’s the best” (or some variation of that).  And who knows, maybe you’re right.  All I know is that yesterday was…
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