Category Archives: Family

FINALLY – The New Blog Reveal!

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What Good Friday Was To Us Last Year

Last year, as Easter was approaching our family was brimming with excitement. We had been matched with a birth mom who was expecting a baby boy in just 3 short weeks!! I had slowly began filling up my nursery closet … Continue reading

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God’s Grace in the Form of One Year.

My heart has a million things to say and I don’t even know where to begin. Bryan Robert – my dear son – happy first birthday!! I cry tears of joy when I think about what a privilege it has … Continue reading

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Countdown to ONE: Reflecting on A Year of Babywearing

I wanted this post to include “a few” of my favorite babywearing pictures. 65 pictures later, I realized that wasn’t going to happen. I think I settled with 8. But WHEW was it hard. Babywearing has been one of the … Continue reading

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Capturing This Season of Life Part 2

I knew for our photoshoot I wanted to get some pictures of me and Bryan in the sling since that has been one of my favorite times together over the past 6 months. Buddy was getting tired but these still … Continue reading

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Capturing This Season of Life

My sweet sister in law took new family pictures of us, to celebrate Bryan’s 6 month birthday and his adoption finalization. They are wonderful!!  

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31 Days: Adoption Finalization Party (Day 22)

As I shared earlier this month, our sweet son’s adoption was finalized a few weeks ago. We had to have a party to celebrate this joyous occasion! We invited friends and family – for many extended family, this was the … Continue reading

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A Letter For My Sister-In-Law on Her 18th Birthday

My dear Kim, Congrats! Today officially enters you into adulthood. Voting is totally the coolest part about turning 18 but soon you will be moving out on your own, going to college and before you know it you’ll be getting … Continue reading

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A Post 4 Months Late: My Last Baby Shower

My lovely mother in law and sisters in law threw me an awesome baby shower! They threw it after we were matched so it was wonderfully boy-centered and we got lots of great baby boy things! There were about 40 … Continue reading

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Happy Two Months!

Two months already?!? Time flies when you’re having fun! You’re so much bigger than your one month picture! Hi Sweet Boy! I can’t believe you’re 2 months old! Time indeed has flown and you’re such a big boy already! You … Continue reading

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