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To the Governor of Arizona and my representatives, I am a registered voter in Arizona who highly values education. This coming school year our oldest will enroll in kindergarten. … I will gladly provide my daughter’s teacher with however many reams of paper she puts on the supply list, with facial tissue, crayons, pencils, and whatever other supplies she needs. Because I care about my daughter’s education, and all her classmates. And I know that based on past actions my daughter’s teacher will not be able to count on the state supporting her. Keep reading
Dear Mr. President, I am a drain on your economy. … Your statement, Mr. President, was degrading to all the mothers who choose to stay home with their children. Your plan, Mr. President, merely puts a band-aid on the issue rather than seeking out the real cause and solution. Keep reading
If the emotions of my hidden ocean were to spill on the floor last week… Infertility SUCKS! Help thou mine unbelief. Keep reading
As I was thinking back over 2013 it seemed there were really only 2 “top stories,” and we mentioned those in our Christmas letter, so making a bigger list seemed silly. But I think I can still pull out 13 “top stories” for the year. Here we go: Keep reading
The idea is that wealth leads to marriage. But what if it’s the other way around. What if marriage leads to wealth? Keep reading
The fire of chaos still burns in the world. The news headlines from the day my daughter was born include a standoff at a Pakistan hospital, riot police in Instanbul, Iran reformists, Syrian rebels, and an IRS scandal. Keep reading
May we always defend our families, our freedom, the truth, righteousness, and peace.