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For the days when I’m not your best friend

Lyllian is our cuddle baby.  You can keep her in bed for a good hour longer in the morning if you’ll just snuggle up with her.  She will run up and hug you just because and someone’s lap is the … Continue reading

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Deception’s Badge

 She wanted a badge to wear.  A bright one with curly ribbons, that would pin to her shirt – announcing to the whoever saw it that she had finally met him.  Alek.  The one we had all been praying for … Continue reading

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When Your Husband Isn’t “The One”

You’ve met the one.  The one you prayed for and dreamed of – and now he’s yours.  You’ve taken his last name and have settled in – for better or worse. He’s charming, handsome, generous, and kind – but something … Continue reading

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Ryleigh Elizabeth ~ 6 years old

Ryleigh, You are the one that made me a momma.  I’ve experienced so many firsts with you because of that, but also so many others.  Living internationally, learning a different language, extended camping trips, and the list could go on … Continue reading

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