Author Archive | Erica Morrison


Thanksgiving vs. Thanks”saying”: Encouraging Our Kids To Feel Gratitude

‘Tis the season to be thankful! The seasonal decor aisles in every store are encouraging this important sentiment. “Give Thanks” is written in cursive script across reclaimed barnwood signs. “Be Thankful” is directed by resin harvest pumpkins ready for your mantle. I even saw a t-shirt in Target that proclaims, “Thankful Mama.” November invites us […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons (or Breast Cancer): Savoring Motherhood in Difficult Seasons

Last December, just a couple weeks before Christmas, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. In those initial days following the news, I wrestled through every unpleasant emotion known to the human soul: fear, anger, grief, confusion, anxiety, and even guilt. As a 38-year old mom of two young boys, I worried most about how this […]

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Why I Can’t Quit Facebook

Ah…the holiday hustle is here.  The December dash is in full swing and while the to-do list is mostly filled with fun time guzzlers like merry-making errands, seasonal soirees, and hall-decking, I’m still finding myself in a festive frenzy, wishing I could slow down this month and carve out a few extra hours in each […]

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