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Shiny Women & Pinterest Moms Don’t Owe You An Apology

I tore open the envelope and pulled out a birthday invitation. It was a beautiful invitation with a sweet one year old on the front. I shot my friend a text to let her know how absolutely precious I thought it was. "Oh, it’s nothing, really. I’m just going all out this time because it's… Continue reading Shiny Women & Pinterest Moms Don’t Owe You An Apology

Why you shouldn't try to make money blogging. Writing may be you charism. What does that mean and why should it change how you write. (article available at dianadivulges.com an HONEST blog)
Faith, Real Talk

Why I DON’T Want to Make Money Blogging

I know this is going to come as a complete shock to you guys, but I do not make money with this blog. I know that's surprising since I am so obviously poised and polished. I do a great job of branding myself, right? I mean, I am a PR person's dream. Could there even… Continue reading Why I DON’T Want to Make Money Blogging

Why social media (and especially lifestyle blogs) are a big, fat lie. I found myself feeling really, really envious and decided.... (read more at dianadivulges.com a REAL blog for REAL people)
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Why Lifestyle Blogs Are A Lie

You all know I speak long and hard about my weaknesses. My biggest issue (and the meat of this blog) is comparing my crappy self to my best self. I struggle when my actions are less than perfect. I hate when all of the things I have going on inside, like my thoughts, my prayer… Continue reading Why Lifestyle Blogs Are A Lie

Faith, Real Talk

Doubt Doesn’t Always Stop At Conversion

I grew up in a home where the word "God" was rarely spoken. I went to mass maybe 10 times with my mom (outside of the weekly masses that my school required), and we never once prayed together as a family that I can recall. I think every parent, whether intentional or not, models to… Continue reading Doubt Doesn’t Always Stop At Conversion

Motherhood, Real Talk

You Win Some, You Lose Some

Have you been wondering how life with 4 kids is? Wondering how we are handling the transition? No? Well, I'm going to tell you anyway: it's hard. I thought it would be no big deal, but it's a deal. Maybe not a big one, but a "deal" nonetheless. It's not "become a mom" hard or… Continue reading You Win Some, You Lose Some