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I am drowning in pictures

I am overwhelmed  with all of my digital keepsakes. Please tell me you are too. I have too many pictures of my kids. Too many to deal with and organize. The task is daunting.  I miss the good ole days of prints. It was a longer process but simpler in many ways. Easier to arrange and […]

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Adoption

November is National Adoption Awareness month. In some way, shape or form, it feels like everyone has been touched by adoption. My husband and I have 2 children, both adopted through newborn domestic adoption. What does adoption mean to me? Gosh, I could write for days about the many aspects of adoption. However, since no […]

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When Heaven Knocks

  I lost my maternal grandfather 6 weeks before I married my husband in 2012, on the day I was supposed to have my bridal portraits taken. To say that we were close was an understatement. My granddad was unable to work due to a heart condition, so he was my babysitter from the time […]

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Disney Park or Cruise?

If you have small children and are considering a Disney park versus a Disney cruise, let me offer you this advice: Choose the cruise. We did Disney World a few years ago with a 3 year old and a 7 month old (plus 2 grandparents, which helps A LOT!). The park was wonderful and totally […]

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Why My Family Makes Music Together

NWAMB is thrilled to partner with Jubliee Music of NWA and to support their mission to bring children and music together for a lifetime!Most of my earliest childhood memories involve my mother singing to me–singing in the bath tub, singing at bedtime, singing in the car, singing songs with the goofy games we would play–and […]

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Babies Don’t Keep

**Taps pen on counter** To Do:  Plan/prepare dinner Write out grocery list Pay bills Organize books Plan E’s 2nd Birthday Party (which…. is next month!  Cue panic). Sweep Mop (which hasn’t been done in 45,627 days) Walk the dog Spend quality time with the husband  Read to E Play with E Pluck eyebrows (see above […]

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