Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It’s been a while, but one of my goals for this new year is to revive our blog. Life is still as busy and crazy as ever (in a wonderful way), but I want to be more intentional about recording what goes on in our little family as we learn and grow […]

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Our Little Sunshine

“Mae, say mmmma-ma. Can you say ma-ma?” She just gives me a cheesy grin. “Da-da-da!” “Say ma-ma-ma!” Again the sweet grin with upturned eye, her eyelashes nearly touching her eyebrows. She refuses to make a noise. As soon as I turn around I hear her sweet voice: “da-da-da! Ga-ga!” She babbles all day long, and […]

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April Goals

“The only way to have a friend is to be one” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld My goal theme for April is friendships. I have made countless friends throughout my […]

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My Prayer Binder

Photo credit: unsplash.com A prayer journal is not the answer to a deeper, richer prayer life, but in my experience it helps. When I was a freshman in college I attended a workshop for a prayer binder led by one of my dear friends. I had attempted to keep various prayer journals and notebooks before, […]

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New Year’s Goals

2019 Goals I am one of those people who like to set New Year’s resolutions, or goals. The New Year feels like a fresh start and it is always such a fun time to set new goals. But I am also one of those people who are excited in January, and by March I’ve forgotten […]

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Getting Ready for Christmas

Every year Mama does a series of blog posts about Christmas prep and organizing, so I decided to take the idea from her and do a series here as well. I am actually one of those people who will start listening to Christmas music before Thanksgiving (this year I started the day after Halloween!), and […]

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Getting Back Into Running

I am slowly but surely trying to get back into running! I ran while I was pregnant, but the last few weeks I got to where I only ran half a mile at a time, walking in between, because I had contractions every time I ran. Of course, the day before I was induced I […]

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