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Tweet I wrote a version of the following post several years ago (before I was a mom) for I think it’s still as relevant today as it was then. This is the first time it has appeared on… If you’re a woman on Facebook, at some point or another you’ve likely seen a letter written […]



Tweet  Have you read The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship? It’s been on my reading list forever!  Also, can you relate to Zaslow’s quote? Do we too often neglect to talk about things beyond career, marriage and parenting? If so, how can we get to a place where we […]



My case for internet friendships

by Lesley on March 14, 2013 · 12 comments

in friends

TweetEarlier this week I wrote about friendship, and how I’ve been really blessed to develop a close community of friends since graduating college. I’m also a big fat nerd and have a little collection of “internet friends” who I mostly communicate with online but I’ve also met in person, making them “IRL” friends. (IRL is […]



Best friends, in all shapes and places

by Lesley on March 11, 2013 · 6 comments

in friends

Tweet It’s almost time for my annual college girlfriends trip (yay!) which means I’m currently barreling through the book we’re reading together: MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend In past years we’ve almost always picked a Christian non-fiction book which leads to lots of interesting theological discussions around the breakfast […]



My friend named Peach

by Lesley on February 5, 2013 · 4 comments

in friends

Tweet Good friends are the people you can go a year without seeing, but there’s not even a moment of awkwardness upon re-uniting. Peach is one of those friends. She’s the one who never shows up empty handed. There’s always a gift for me, and there’s always one for Anna. The accompanying card is always […]

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