Noodle Salad

I love the movie As Good As It Gets. I love the characters, I love the dysfunction, I love the honesty, I love the bittersweet comedy. And I love the quotable writing. There’s a scene where Greg Kinnear’s character begins to open up to Helen Hunt as she and Jack Nicholson are driving the trio from…

January 21, 2020
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Fear and Testimony

Yesterday I did something that felt amazing. I deleted my other blog where I haven’t written since 2016. I have been so absolutely paralyzed by fear of failure for the last couple of years that at times it has made it impossible to write. Every time I logged in to my other site, Reasonably Happy…

January 21, 2020
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Evolving Faith

I am sitting on the bathroom floor, next to the draining tub, wrapped in a heap of towels, refusing to move forward in the bedtime process and left alone to create my own inertia when I am good and ready. I stare at the enormous mirror covering the wall in front of me from floor…

October 10, 2019
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Talk to Them

This post was originally published in May of 2015. I am re-publishing today for World Suicide Prevention Day. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Last month my husband and I visited Spain, first spending a couple days in a Mediterranean beach town, then one night in Barcelona followed by a couple days in Granada. I took…

September 10, 2019
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Where I Went and Where I’m Going

If you haven’t been to Resourceful Mommy for awhile, you may be utterly confused by my recent posts. Let me catch you up. I mostly stopped blogging back in January of 2014, except for moments like when I felt compelled to pop back in and tell you about my sweet Alison, write an open letter to teens about…

May 10, 2019
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Why I Left

In the beginning, God created Twitter. And it was good. And the people of the Internet came together to share stories and ideas and skills and information. Websites were built and businesses created. Connections were made. Friendships were formed. Then people began tweeting to ask me for money to buy themselves new teeth, for help…

May 9, 2019
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Avengers: Endgame

My Avengers: Endgame review is now live! My Marvel obsession began with Guardians of the Galaxy. Yes, I understand that that is wrong. It’s the wrong starting characters, the wrong Avengers timeline, the wrong everything. But that’s where my story begins. I was raised on the Star Wars franchise (and take it a little too…

April 22, 2019
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