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After my daughter was born and has grown into my mini-me, I assumed any future children would also take after me with dark hair, dark eyes and a year-round golden tan, but I was wrong! Somehow, Preston grew these signature blond, curly locks that spark conversation and inspire smiles everywhere we go. The wonder of his […]

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Fall is finally in the air here in South Texas! We’ve had a few days of cooler weather and although it was in the mid-80s today, I’m hoping that the sweltering temperatures are gone for good so we can spend more of our days outside. I’ve been inspired by Charlotte Mason and her educational philosophies since […]

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Tuesday started out as ordinary as any other day, but ended with our family shaken to the core. In the span of 30 seconds, my 16 month old son nearly drowned right before my eyes. October has been unseasonably warm and with temperatures reaching well into the 90s in the afternoons, we’ve been continuing our favorite […]

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Almost five years ago, life as I knew it was about to change forever. A series of events including a once-in-a-lifetime, soul-finding adventure in India and a career change were leading me to a place I always knew I would find: motherhood. My husband and I planned out the birth of our first child almost […]

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I signed my oldest up for Mother’s Day Out when she turned two partly because I needed a break and partly because everyone else was doing it. I toured a few schools and chose a small church school that gave me good vibes. Gabriella went there for a year and a half until I decided […]

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