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Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

Forgiveness is harder than it sounds

I am going to admit something not too pretty here: I have a hard time with forgiveness. I can hold a grudge and think up reasons to not forgive someone all day long. It’s not healthy, I know...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

It all comes out in the wash

“He’s a little boy,” is the logic my husband gives me for just about everything our child does. This was his response to Cole deciding he only wanted to wear one shirt, day in and day out. T...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

The annual return transit of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

My favorite season is fall. In fact, I wish it could be fall all year. Bonfires, cooler weather, the leaves changing to burgundy, rust, and gold, and -even though I could care less – college...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

The Abbreviated Summer (8/24/2016)

Summer won’t be officially over until September 5, when we put all our white shoes and linen pants away. But, summer was really over a week or so ago when school started. “Summer’s over?” my...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

The Undergrad Continuum (8/17/2016)

The last few days, I have watched friends I graduated high school with ready their children for college. I am not sure how this is possible since 1991 was really only 5 years ago so this see...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

All Creatures Great and Small (8/10/2016)

“Mama,” the tone in his voice let me know something was wrong. “What is it?” I asked. I opened the bathroom door to find my son standing there, eyes full of pain. “One of the dogs stepped on...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

Open mouth, insert the whole leg (8/3/2016)

Granny used to embarrass the stew out of us. She didn’t care if what she said offended someone either. If it was on her mind, it usually came out of her mouth. When she met someone I worked ...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

The Birthday Party Blues (7/27/2016)

My child is already making his birthday list, putting a corgi at the top followed by Pokemon cards and DS games. His birthday is months away, mind you. But, he starts early. Real early. And ...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

The Good Old Days (7/20/2016)

Growing up, Granny loved to tell me stories about what she called, “the good old days.” Tales involving picking cotton, drawing water from a well, and all of her siblings having to share one...
Sudie Crouch · 1Y ago

Trying to Break The Chicken Rut (7/13/2016)

I wanted a new small appliance and announced this fact to my husband the other day. He just raised his brows at me, not saying a word. “I want to make protein shakes. I get tired of chewing ...