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Don’t Forget To Say Thank You: An Author’s Advice on Finding the Sweet Spot

Don't Forget To Say Thank You Lindsay Schlegel

Recently I had the great privilege of reading an advanced copy of Lindsay Schlegel’s new book – Don’t Forget To Say Thank You:¬†And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God. I’m currently anxiously awaiting the release date, August Read more…


33 Ice Cream Sammiches & #Goals

Setting goals, accountability, and going after dreams at 33

I set a goal for myself around this time last year – to have my writing published on a website I didn’t own. Here on With Love, Becca I can write about Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century or hermit Read more…


Erma Bombeck Thinks I’m Funny

Erma Bombeck - the godmother of parenting humor

Last week a piece I wrote about moving an elliptical machine into our house was published on the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop site. When I found out it had been accepted I lost my chill. ALL of it. Why? Because Read more…


What’s Wrong With Being (Mostly) Confident?

confidence With Love and Little Self-Deprecation

Mother’s Day started at 1:43am in our house. With vomit. I don’t know what was going on with our 1 year old, seemed like a boot and rally situation. But it was definitely a two parent level boot. Glen got Read more…


1 Year of Love and Self-Deprecation: A Blogiversary

1 year of love and self-deprecation: A blogiversary

It’s been 365 days since I hit publish on my very first blog post. And 364 days since I realized that I had made at least two grammar mistakes. And 363 days since someone actually read that post. And 362 Read more…


Oh, No. It’s Not a “Mom Blog”

What to expect when you are going back to work after maternity leave, and how to make it through day 1

When I first started blogging I struggled with how to describe my blog to people. Feeling like a super special snowflake, I didn’t think that my blog fit a particular category. It CLEARLY was not fashion, fitness, or recipes. And Read more…


My One Line a Day Journal Taught Me Five Important Lessons

One line a day journal

One Line a Day Journal Five years ago I started a One Line a Day Journal. Each page has a date at the top with lines for five years. Every day I write down one line about something that happened that Read more…


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