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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I’m A Ghost – Hit Series “This Is US”

Millions of Viewers Watch This Is Us Each Week – Do You Relate?

Did you watch This Is Us tonight? I will admit, I am NOT a big TV watcher. Occasionally, I find a show that I really like. This Is Us has been one of those shows. I guess, maybe it is because I feel like I can relate a little to each of the characters for various reasons. Tonight, it was Rebecca. She spoke MY LIFE!

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It’s Monday……It’s Ok To Say NO!

Oh… hey, Monday. It’s a bad time, come back later?

written by guest Madison Straight

Mondays, are my busy day. I’m off from my paying job but it’s the busiest of my wife and dog mom days. Errands. Cleaning. Bills. And LOADS of coffee. It’s overwhelming and I don’t always get everything accomplished. But I’m in a season of life that I’m learning the importance of taking one thing at a time. I’m learning to tell myself that it’s okay if I don’t get everything done in one day. I’m learning it’s ok to say, “NO.”

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Happy Birthday to The Man Who Stole My Heart 17.5 years ago

Happy 36th Birthday Josh!

My blog is focused on family and life in general. So what a better place to tell the one who is the head of MY family, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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Celebrate Those You Love With JobreMoon Jewelry #Review

Solid Friendships Are Hard to Come By

Don’t get me wrong, I have a lot of friends. All of them are special to me for different reasons. This last year and a half were extremely tough for my family and I. You can read more about it HERE and HERE but I had one particular friend who stuck with me through it all.

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Memories Disappeared – Do Your Research

DO YOUR RESEARCH Before Choosing Medications and Treatment

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I have always had an incredible memory of things from the past. Taking myself back to a specific memory while able to almost picture it as if it was happening all over again was my specialty. Reminiscing was honestly one of my favorite things. I had a ton of happy, great memories growing up that I tucked away and pulled out anytime I felt like going down memory road.  Continue reading

How Infertility Became My Obsession and Nearly Killed Me

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The Deep Pain of Infertility As a child, I had ONE dream. To be a mom. 

I Am Thankful For – A Personal Testimony

Written by April Stephens

The personal testimony you are about to read is mine. 🙂  I haven’t shared it as much as I should have. I’ve decided it’s time to share what I’m most thankful for – my salvation, through my personal testimony.

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My Daddy – Who’s with Jesus now…

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Supergirl to the Rescue! 5 ways to Encourage Your Child’s Self-Esteem

5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Do you want your child to feel they can do anything they put their mind to? I sure do! Boosting your child’s self-esteem is a MUST especially these days when people seem to be so critical! 
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From Broken to Beautiful #Blessed #Adoption

 Story of Adoption

Be Still My Heart

How do I ever put into words what I am feeling?? Joy? Absolutely. Sadness? Yep. Let me tell you an extremely abbreviated version of our little blessing! 

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