Think Twice About Giving Teachers A Gift

Soon, the bell will ring one last time this school year. Your child will sign yearbooks, say goodbye to friends for the summer, and out the door they will go! Teachers will be both relieved they made it through one more school year, yet sad to see the children they have bonded with all year leave their classroom one last time.

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Free Because of Forgiveness

Forgiveness – The Insane Battles Within

Forgiveness. What a HARD thing to do yet everyone wants you to forgive and forget, right?! I am going to take a minute and talk about forgiveness and why it is SO important in your life and even your worst of enemy’s life! 

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Spring Cleaning With a Purpose

It is that time of year again… time to do some spring cleaning! Windows open, drawer by drawer, closet by closet, cabinet by cabinet… this house gets a good cleaning out each year around this time. Anyone else?

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The First Date: All you need to know in Order to Make It Ideal

Dating has become so choreographed in the last few years because it has become more difficult to find the perfect mate. There are still some things we do that is more old school and perhaps we should go back and get some tips from people older than us. I can already hearing the young people telling that that is completely unacceptable, but maybe they know something we don’t. For now, let’s look at what is expected in this new age when it comes to going on your first date. Continue reading

Stop Being the Defeated Housewife

Feeling Like a Defeated Housewife?

When you think of the word housewife or stay at home mom, what comes to mind? I think of raising children, keeping a clean house, and cooking. There are a million other things that also come to mind but those are the three that seem to categorize all the other thoughts that pop in my head.

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Learning To Be Still When Everything is CRAZY Around You

Being Still is NOT My Personality

For those who don’t know me, I am one of those who usually has a daily list longer than time would allow within 24 hours. I stay up at all hours of the night to finish my list. If I don’t have something to get done, I make up stuff that I FEEL NEEDS to be done. 

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We Can All Relate To April the Giraffe #AprilTheGiraffe

Over a million people sat glued watching April the Giraffe on YouTube for two months STRAIGHT anticipating the arrival of new life. April did not have a visible audience, only fans and critics alike seeing her behind a screen for themselves or hearing others talk about her.

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Why I’m Going to #LightItUpBlue for Understanding and Acceptance of Autism

How Much Do You Know About People With Autism

With several cousins of mine who are living with autism, I find it very important to raise awareness. I wanted to make sure I was a part of #LightItUpBlue in honor of my cousins and even some friends living with autism.

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Why Pregnancy Announcements Should NEVER Be an April Fools Joke

April Fools Day. A day that (next to Mother’s Day) is one of the most dreaded days by those dealing with infertility. To those of us who have longed for the day to see that line on a pregnancy test, pregnancy is NO JOKE! 

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Roller Coaster Emotions #Adoption

Adoption – Tears of both Joy and Sorrow

Today, we started the celebration of my youngest son’s 10th birthday! Our children’s birthdays are extra special around our house. There were way too many prayers, tears, and smiles bringing all three of our children into our family. Why is that?! Because adoption is a joyful yet sorrowful, an exciting yet scary time for everyone involved! 

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