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I’ve been Tatt-i-fied.

MOTHER OF 4 GETS A TATTOO Here’s how I knew I would be okay with a tattoo….I’ve wanted one since I was probably 17 but knew I wasn’t going to get one with my parents not allowing it (If only I was always so…

Others First.

Others first.  This is something I often say to my kids.  I got the concept from a book called “Shepherding a Child’s Heart” by Tedd Ripp.  I can’t remember if they suggested to use this phrase but I remember it being SUCH a huge…

Embracing the Chaos of Motherhood…

Remember this article that every single momma (not really) was posting and “amening’ to (including me!).  The post about old woman commenting on how “time flies, cherish these moments.” My first reaction to this article was “YES YES YES!!!”  But then something didn’t sit…

My Birthday…

So, although I joke about being “old” I truly do not feel old.  I do not have issues (yet) with my age but I have issues with the visual(ness) of the number.  So the number 27, it’s just an ugly-looking number.  Get my drift? …

Ministry Wives UNITE!

So, you wouldn’t believe it…maybe you would.  I met a very cool gal who happens to be a wife of a worship pastor, has 3 kids (two are the same age as mine), is ready to take on the homeschool life (praise Jesus!) and…

Bridesmaid Dress Making/Attempting…

The other night Kristy, the bride-to-be (the kind you look at and think, gosh, she’s going to look stunning!) and her other bridesmaid, Kate and I all followed a tutorial for a skirt to try and tackle and see if this is something we…

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The Latest Updates on Zeke

Hospital Hauntings

The familiar routine of the nurses talking through every step while putting in an IV, I watch and remember. The questions they ask as they start the machine and I can’t help but want them to leave, even as sweet and helpful as they…

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The Unchanging Picture Frame

To take time to write is to take time to grieve. Sure, it isn’t as often I find myself losing my breath missing my boy, but it sure does happen and enough that I am never far from remembering the gaping hole our family…

Happy 6th Birthday, Zekey

I stayed up late to be awake when it became 11-19. I cried, I ached, I longed to have been up for other reasons. Such as decorating for him to wake up and see our excitement for him and being with us another year,…