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When God’s Timing Tests Your Trust

By: Jennie Scott

My phone rang, and when I glanced at the caller, immediately my heart began to pound. The illuminated screen showed the caller was the school district I had just interviewed with, so the news would be either very good or very bad. Read more

Ten Things I Want My Tween Son to Know

 

By: Jennie Scott

OK, son. You’re in that weird stage right now where you’re technically not a teenager yet, but you’re not a little kid anymore, either. I know it’s super strange. Your body is changing, your voice is sounding different, and your brain is struggling to keep up. Read more

Why Mending What’s Broken Always Means Moving

By: Jennie Scott

I lay immobile on the operating table. Numb from the chest down, I could only watch as nurses draped the sterile field of my abdomen with blue cloth. They counted gauze strips and scalpels, forceps and scissors. They prepared my body for the birth of my child, a birth in which I would be a passive observer. Read more

What Your Friend Really Needs When Their Going Through a Divorce

By: Jennie Scott

So you found out your friend is going through a divorce. She may have called you herself, or you may have heard through the grapevine that her marriage is ending, as half of all do. Read more

The Insanity of Listening to Everyone’s Opinions

By: Jennie Scott

Today, I spoke these words when I saw my Facebook feed: “That’s it. If you don’t bring me joy, you’re gone.”

And I meant it. Read more

To the Mum Who Thought She’d Be Better at Mothering

By: Jennie Scott

When I was a little girl, all I wanted to be was a mother. Sure, I played around with being a marine biologist (who knew you had to be good at science?!), and I would teach school to my dolls and stuffed animals. Read more

For The Woman Who’s Always Falling Short

By: Jennie Scott

I prepared a healthy lunch… but left it in the refrigerator. I made sure my kids had everything they needed for school… but forgot to send in a note about a transportation change.

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Why I’m Telling You I Saw a Counsellor

By: Jennie Scott

I couldn’t find my way out. Eight years ago, after my marriage fell apart and my labels became “divorced” and “single mum,” my world lost its colour. All around me, I saw only black and white. Mostly black. Mostly darkness. Read more

Lessons I’ve Learned With Age

By: Jennie Scott

As I write this, I’m sitting in a coffee shop, alone. Of course, there are other people in the building, so I guess I’m not technically alone, but I came here without anyone else, on purpose.
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