Learning to Swim at Goldfish Swim School: South Jersey Moms

Learning to Swim at Goldfish Swim School: South Jersey Moms

We found the new Goldfish Swim School in Mt. Laurel. Goldfish offers the very best and most comfortable option for children to learn to swim. I am so grateful that they get this experience and want to share with you the top reasons why we love Goldfish Swim: 

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South Jersey Churches Hosting Vacation Bible School

South Jersey Churches Hosting Vacation Bible School

Every summer, churches all over the country hold Vacation Bible School (VBS) for local children.  The event usually lasts for a few days, and provides children with an awesome, enriching, and spiritual experience. There are themes, crafts, music and most importantly a focus on spiritual growth. 

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Motherhood - The Joy of Supporting One Another

Motherhood - The Joy of Supporting One Another

Most moms can relate to feeling like we are living under a microscope with people watching us and waiting to criticize us about anything that they do not agree with or understand. It could be the disapproving glance of a nosy lady at Target because your child is misbehaving publicly or incredulous looks if you choose to continue nursing your toddler.  

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7 Heavenly Promises for the Weary Mom

7  Heavenly Promises for the Weary Mom

Diaper change number four. BEEP! Good, laundry load number 2 finished. BUZZ. Text: "What’s for dinner?” Sigh. Well it’s thirty minutes until nap-time, so soon I can figure that out, and maybe wipe down the kitchen. Wait, isn’t church Bible study tonight? I haven’t done the homework! I'll have to scan it on the drive over.

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It's God's Grace

It's God's Grace

For context, I was 12 years old, weighed 86 pounds, wore glasses and was freshly removed from an unforgiving elementary stint with braces. There was no mistake. His cruel taunts were in reference to my noticeably underdeveloped body.

Throughout my adolescent years, the destructive messages I internalized were everywhere. The lighter skinned, long-haired women frequently featured in music videos on BET’s 106 & Park told me that my short hair and darker skin were not as pretty. I seriously believed nothing about me would ever be desirable.

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