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A Lauren Lewis Christmas Tradition…

This beautiful gal is such a blessing to our lives.  She’s been like family since Eisley was about 4 months old.  She asked Andy if she could babysit and knowing me he responds, “Um, Yeah, I’ll have to ask my wife.”  hahah!  I was…

Curtians…

You may have read in a previous post that my hubby bought my a sewing machine for Christmas.  It’s been a dream of mine to create through sewing for a long, long time and I’m finally making it a priority! I took my mother-in-law…

Breakfast Blessings…

This morning, Cyrus said, “Mom, I want to live to be one hundred.  Will you be alive when I’m one hundred?” Me, “No, bud.  I’ll be gone then.” Cy getting choked up, “But then I won’t have a mommy and daddy.” Me, “Cyrus, remember!? …

Christmas Fail?

Gosh was I challenged this year.  I was challenged to focus on Jesus so much this Christmas season.  As you may have read in my last blog post, I was trying really hard to get the kids to remember what Christmas was really about. …

Gingerbread House-Not

Last week I decided to take advantage of Cyrus’ home-school program’s recipe to make gingerbread houses! I was extremely nervous because I had never made gingerbread anything before but to my surprise and with the help of my friend, Kristy, we totally did it!…

Demolishing Fears Vs. Demolishing Dreams

Last night I read a story to the kids called “Wagon Wheels“.  It was a part of Cyrus’ Language Arts lesson.  I like to gather all of the kids around when I can, so we can get some reading time in. Here’s a summery…

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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,…