From the category archives:

Love, family & community

Where I Am

by Kristin on January 23, 2015

in Love, family & community

A new season in my writing life has led to a new, collaborative blog project.

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Why I think it’s important to get personal with the situation in Ferguson.

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Parenting a risk-taking child, whether a toddler or teen, can be scary—& inspiring.

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“Everyone matters” requires focusing on the one, not the every.

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Some thoughts on what love looks like in life’s darkest moments.

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In the gloaming

by Kristin on December 10, 2013

in Love, family & community

I’m wondering if to be in the gloaming is to understand Advent.

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Compassion is one of life’s most important—and painful—lessons.

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Maybe validating someone’s feelings doesn’t always involve understanding them.

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I’ve finally admitted that parenting teens is too hard to fake.

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Selling my house reminded me that feelings don’t run black and white.

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