Church in the Back

I’ve felt deeply convicted that I need to raise my children to have a voice. They need to be able to say no, sometimes for an extended period of time, to peers, online lures, and authority figures. No needs to be free of shame and it needs to be quick on the draw, ready at the hip.

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This is What I Need for Mother's Day (a parody)

It wasn't the first time Sarah Guerrero, freelancer and mom of three, wished she had Joanna Gaines sitting next to her, cheering her on with encouraging words and maybe a cupcake, but on a sunny March afternoon, two days into spring break, inspiration hit.

The mom of three used her innate desperation and weird, cult-like love of Fixer Uppers and book clubs to create one of the biggest game-changers to modern female life since

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HumorSarah Guerrero
Bigger

When my son was eighteen months old, we took him to the park. When we got back home, he was limping. We called the doctor and took him in for x-rays.

And then a doctor's visit.

And then another doctor's visit.

And then more x-rays.

And then another doctor's visit.

And finally he was diagnosed with Perthe's.

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FaithSarah Guerrero
Running Out of Time (Have I Told Them Everything?)

My friend had a stroke (she's my age) and I'm not sure if it's that or the fact that it's spring and I've discovered all three of my children can now officially hold their own bubbles without immediately spilling the entire container wholesale, but these grubby, sticky kids are practically in college next year and I'm just wondering--have we told them everything? 

Other than that time mommy got pulled over for speeding, my children remember nothing.

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FaithSarah Guerrero
What A Wrinkle in Time Taught Me About Women, Work, and Motherhood (2018 Review)

That’s what’s so compelling about Meg: we find ourselves in her naked vulnerability. When we count our virtues and come up short, also, it's freeing to find we're not alone. The same questions Meg grapples with, we spend lifetimes trying to answer: do we have something to offer this family--this world?

Do we have something in us that matters, inherently, no matter how indescribable?

In the end, it’s this Meg, this thirteen-year-old who has nothing to give, who saves her brother.

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