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Julie Johnson
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Celebrating Normalcy
Thank you to Ruth Ayres for providing a space for our celebrations .  It's important that we find time to celebrate, even the little things in life.  This weekend, I celebrate the normality that comes with being 13. Putting makeup on her little sister and t...
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Embracing 2018
Thank you to Ruth Ayres for providing this space for our celebrations.  I invite you to read other celebrations and leave some comment love for other writers. My One Little Word came relatively easily to me this year.  Some big decisions for our family led ...
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Our Stories
Join Two Writing Teachers in sharing your Slice of Life stories.  As we put up our Christmas tree this year, I couldn't help but think about all the other Christmases that have been celebrated in this house.  It's our first Christmas here, but another famil...
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We Did It!
Thank to Ruth Ayres for creating this space for our celebrations.  It's important to take time to celebrate even the smallest moments. My heart is full tonight as I write.  Lights are twinkling, cookies are cooling on the racks waiting to be iced or drizzle...
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#EnticingWriters Blog Tour
When I first heard that Ruth was writing a book about
helping kids with traumatic backgrounds through writing, I was thrilled.   As many of my readers know, my husband and I
opened our home and hearts to two young girls who have hard backgrounds.   Before t...
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Celebrating Family
Thank you to Ruth for providing this space to share our celebrations.  We need to celebrate the small things in our lives. My heart is overflowing. Our house was filled with Children, young and old, Grandmas, Grandpas, Aunts, Cousins, And an important boyfr...
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Reawakened
I told myself I couldn't write. I wanted to write, but instead, I shut down and closed up.  I was afraid of what would come out.  I was afraid that I might come undone in the messiness and uncertainty of our lives. I forgot how reaching out and connecting o...
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Once Upon a Time...A Slice of Life
"Once upon a time, there was a lady with curly hair.  She had two daughters that she loved a lot. Then she got a surprise. She got two more foster daughters who she loved a lot too." "Hey, what about Zach?" I asked. "Oh, yeah.  And she had a son she loved t...
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Letting Go
Thank you to Two Writing Teacher s for hosting Slice of Life Tuesday.  I am grateful for this community who welcomes all. This quote came to my email the other day.   I immediately knew I had to save it, because right now, it's the story of my life. None of...
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