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A Shout Out to All the Single Dads on Father’s Day

You didn’t set out to be a single father. You set out to be the best father and that never changed. Through all of the crazy, unexpected and heart stopping turns you held on, dug in...
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The Predicament of Prayer

I remember preparing for my first sacrament talk. I was barely twelve years old and spent all Saturday evening writing and dissecting my talk for the next day like any true procrastinator. I did...

Baby Shower Games: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

“You are to eat the chocolate pudding without using your hands and whoever finishes first wins!” She said with sardonic glee. “Wait, you want me to what?” “Hold the diaper to your face and eat the...
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Parenting Sons to Teach them Compassion

Two strikes. Players on second and third. Last inning, 2 outs. Swing and a miss. Third strike: game over. Braden just stood there at the plate: bat in hand and shoulders slumped, listening to the other team cheer and...
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Watching You Couples on Valentine’s Day

You may think I am disheartened to be around you. That it’s hard for me to see you together and happy. That my divorce has somehow marked me apathetic to your marriage. Let me assure you...

Megan Ann Steyskal

Megan is a thirty-something single mom blogger who lives in Portland, Oregon. She has worked in Pharmacy for the past 15 years and spends her free time free-lance writing for parenting blogs and writing fiction. When in “time-out” (of her own accord) she reads and writes, then reads some more. You can find her blog at The Accidental Librarian.

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