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Hope Through Hardships

Single mother Melanie Jacobson does everything she can to provide the best life for her daughter, Taya. “I do have a lot of help from family and friends, and I’m grateful for that. Without them I wouldn’t be making it. I’d be pulling my hair out,” the young mom admits. “It’s very trying at times, […]

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Melanie Jacobson┬álost her husband to cancer in 2012. Since then she has moved forward with hope, raising their daughter, Taya, on her own. This brave mom’s full story will be coming soon to Sharing Shine.

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Essay Winner: Mother Love

Our Celebrating Mom Essay Winner is Becky Cox! Congratulations, Becky. Email us at kelsey@sharingshine.com with your mailing address so we can get the rest of your prizes to you! A big thank you to everyone who entered and shared light with their words. Choosing a winner was not fun (everyone who entered deserves a prize). […]

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Celebrating Mom Essay Contest

At Sharing Shine, our main focus is to celebrate women. With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, we thought it would be the perfect time to celebrate moms everywhere . . . but we need help from our readers. Words are powerful. This Mother’s Day, use your words for good by telling your mom just exactly how […]

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Cooking for the Joy of It

Joy Bouck is a firm believer in creating things that make you and others happy. “If you’re not doing something that you love, you shouldn’t be doing it. You should find something that you love and that makes you happy,” she firmly stated. Joy’s love happens to be cooking. Whether she is helping with the […]

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Video: Cooking for the Joy of It

Joy Bouck brings joy to the kitchen whether she’s catering an event, creating recipes for a cookbook, helping start the popular local snack bar you may know as Fizz N Fryz, or feeding her six kids. Joy believes you should find something you love to do and then share it with the world. Joy’s love […]

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Not “Just” a Mom

In the past year or so, I’ve realized that we as women overuse a certain word. That word we say all too often is “just”. Just is one of those strange words in the English language that can have various meanings depending on how we use it in a sentence. However, when we as women […]

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The Price of Freedom

Kathryn is a mother of two and wife to a soldier. Her husband, Tim, has served in the Utah Army National Guard for the past 13 years. He currently works in an artillery unit, but at the time when he was deployed to Afghanistan for a year, he worked as a medic. Tim and Kathryn’s […]

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Video: The Price of Freedom

Our soldiers and their families sacrifice so much to keep our country free. Kathryn McFall, the wife of a soldier, shares her story of going through her first pregnancy while her husband was away serving in Afghanistan. We thank her family and other families like the McFalls this Veterans Day and always. Enjoy this short […]

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