Why We Said No and then Yes to Chromosomal Testing in Pregnancy {our adoption journey}

May 12, 2015

Welcome! So glad you’re here. I’d love to have you join the community on my Facebook page and Instagram. Join in on the convo here by leaving a comment! Thanks for visiting! Pretend I served you chocolate or chai latte. Or both. May we grow in grace and truth together for all areas of our […]

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Yes, There is a K-12 Curriculum You Can Use with Your Entire Family and Not Spend a Fortune

April 29, 2015

Would you like to save money homeschooling? Would you like to have your entire family, whether two kids or twenty, studying the same time period of history?  Would you like to have prepared lesson plans, review questions, and maps? Well… let me introduce you to a curriculum that does all of that and saved the […]

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Baby Girl is Fearfully & Wonderfully Made!

April 13, 2015

Oh, how I love Maybe Baby…. who shall now be referred to as Baby Girl here on the blog, since we found out ten days ago that she is a she.  Did you see the adorable photo? I love her and have since the birth mom (MH), sent me the very first sonogram photo. Baby Girl […]

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One of My Homeschooling BFFs

April 8, 2015

There are some homeschool materials that I will grab if our house ever catches fire.  Today, I’m telling you about one.  It’s one of two BFFs in my homeschooling world. About seven years ago, I was drowning in math papers and time spent teaching math. Having four students in our homeschool, I needed some time […]

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Maybe Baby Adoption Update: Week 20

April 6, 2015

We had an exciting Good Friday.  We had our ultrasound!  And baby cooperated for a gender reveal.  Look who is joining the bunch? We don’t know her name yet, but God does. We don’t know what she looks like yet, but God does. We don’t know when she will be in our arms, but God […]

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A Letter to My Grandfather, Written in 1967, Finally Found! {part 2}

April 3, 2015

Yesterday I shared the first part of a story written in December by Jan Risher in The Advertiser.  Be sure to read the first part so you can see how wonderful this little letter’s trip is!  Today is her part two and my little notes.  Enjoy! Jace Ray does not remember writing the Father’s Day […]

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Why do I Care About Autism Awareness? Because I Care About Mothers!

April 2, 2015

I realized yesterday why, deep down, I share about Autism Awareness Month.  I was surprised that it wasn’t just because I wanted to share about autism and learning more about it.  Nope.  It’s because of the moms.  Yes, I want you to learn more.  Yes, I want children to be accepted and loved.  Yes, I […]

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A Letter to My Grandfather, Written in 1967… Finally Delivered! {part 1}

April 1, 2015

I can’t believe I haven’t shared this story with you.  It’s sweet and sentimental and somewhat amazing.  And it involves my uncle (my mama’s “baby brother”) and my grandfather and a mail carrier and a journalist in Lafayette, Louisiana.   These two stories (part 1 today and part 2 tomorrow) were published last December by […]

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Maybe Baby, My Hero, and Me Update: Our Adoption Journey at 19 Weeks

March 27, 2015

Someone asked why I hadn’t updated y’all on how our adoption journey is going.  I had no answer except, “Well, I didn’t even think about it.” I have been so distracted.  Shockingly to me.   So, because y’all have been so amazing to pray and care and contribute to our journey, here is an update. My […]

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Is It Ever Ok to Quit Homeschooling?

March 26, 2015

I am a huge fan of homeschooling.  Humongous, really.  I love homeschooling, despite the hardness of it, the humor poked at it, and the heavy work load. And I have plenty of reasons why I homeschool.  And why I don’t do public school. And even more benefits for homeschooling. Still, do I think everyone should […]

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