• The Privilege of Being a Boy Mom

    August 14, 2018

    Josiah turned a year old in May and, ever since then, people have been asking me when baby number three is to be expected.  It’s not absolutely inappropriate since Nate and I don’t keep it a secret that we want four kids so I just laugh it off by saying that it will be at…

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  • Tips for seven years of marriage! Make sure you avoid the seven year itch! #marriage #marriagetips #anniversary #sevenyearitch #7yearitch #sevenyearsofmarriage #marriageadvice

    Seven Marriage Tips to Combat the Seven Year Itch

    July 2, 2018

    Today I am celebrating seven years of marriage with the most awesome guy I know.  Seven years that have flown by.  Seven years that have felt like a lifetime. I remember the years before Nate.  I would attend weddings and, although I’ve always loved romance and weddings and the idea of fairy tales, I would…

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  • #ad Your family should be getting outside this summer! I have the perfect outdoor summer bucket list just for you!

    Outdoor Summer Bucket List

    June 20, 2018

    Summertime is perfect to get outdoors and spend time in nature. Don’t waste the weather – just copy this outdoor summer bucket list for you and your family and get outside!

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  • How to Talk to Your Preschooler About Death

    June 5, 2018

    “Why you sad, mama?” Those words were the ones I was dreading hearing from my three year old.  Up until then, Nate and I had kept his grandfather’s death from him, not needing him to be concerned about something he didn’t need to understand quite yet.  That question, though, was the one I knew I…

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  • 31 verses to pray over your children

    31 Days of Praying Scripture Over Our Kids

    April 30, 2018

    As a parent, your prayers have an amazing impact on you kids! These 31 verses to pray over your children are a great place to start as you begin focusing on prayer!

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  • It's sad that it took a death to be reminded of the importance of capturing memories

    The Importance of Capturing Memories

    April 11, 2018

    Thanks you Canvas Factory for sponsoring this post After the passing of my dad, one of the tasks I was given was to put together the video slideshow for the memorial service.  It was definitely a difficult task – going through years of memories, listening to music that simply WAS my dad, and, unfortunately, realizing…

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  • How to parent while grieving

    How to Parent While Grieving

    March 19, 2018

    Today marks the month anniversary of my dad’s death.  The past month has been a whirlwind of emotions, activity, and thoughts.  There have been days where I’ve forgotten anything has changed and there have been days where I’m emotionally paralyzed and don’t know how to do anything, let alone take care of my precious boys. …

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  • Wading Through Grief

    March 5, 2018

    Two weeks ago today I got a phone call that changed my life completely.  My dad had unexpectedly passed away.  It’s been two weeks and my head is still spinning with thoughts, questions, grief, and anger.  We had a complicated and strained relationship but, nevertheless, I loved him and prayed daily for healing in our…

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