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My precious Alexandra is four weeks old today. As the sun rises and sets to mark the passage of time each day, I am holding on to every sweet thing about my precious new baby. I know that I will blink and she will be grown. For today, I’m holding on to each moment, cherishing […]

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My first born turned 5 yesterday! When I say it out loud, I can hardly believe it. Where did 5 years go? I know everyone feels like this, but it honestly feels like yesterday that I brought her home from the hospital. When I was pregnant, I thought I knew how much I would love […]

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I am shielding my children from the horrors of this world as long as I can. They are too young to know or understand what evils lie outside of our home. Inside the four walls of our home, I do my best to provide the childhood they deserve- one filled with tickles, laughter, endless play, […]

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When we have friends over, I sometimes get nervous because we don’t have a lot of toys compared to many people we know. To me, I look at our toy closet and feel like we still have a lot we could do without, but we only have a small closet with a few drawers of […]

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Dear baby, Though you are but the size of a grape in my womb and your future lies ahead without any certainty, I want you to know that you are loved. Our doctors discouraged us from having any more children, but you are a welcome surprise.  The moment I knew of your existence, you cemented […]

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