Sawyer James Workman | May 29, 2020 | Birth Story

October 13, 2020

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Sawyer James Workman | May 29, 2020 | Birth Story

Do you know those movies where the main character is pregnant, and she is dressed beautifully with her hair and makeup done when suddenly she looks down to see that her water has broken? Her husband grabs the hospital bag that is conveniently nearby and they rush to the hospital. A  few minutes go by, […]

The Truth About Marriage: Part 2

February 13, 2020

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The Truth About Marriage: Part 2

This week’s blog is written by a sweet friend who has been married for ten years after getting married at a very young age. I’m so thankful she wanted to share what she has learned!!   At 18, most people have just graduated high school and are applying or already gotten accepted to college.  They’re […]

The Truth About Marriage: Part 1

February 4, 2020

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The Truth About Marriage: Part 1

Marriage is definitely like a roller coaster ride. There are highs, lows, times that feel bumpy, times that make you feel excited, or scared, and times that make you wonder “why the heck did I step into this?” What you can always guarantee is that your partner is in that seat with you. There have […]

2019: Our Journey This Year

January 3, 2020

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2019: Our Journey This Year

Where to begin! As I sat in my office, overwhelmed with the stress of finances that always comes after blowing the budget during the holidays which was amplified by major car problems and medical bills from a fluke accident, I started to look for photos to summarize our year. I decided that I wouldn’t just […]

Why We Chose Homeschooling

November 1, 2019

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Why We Chose Homeschooling

A month before our girl would start kindergarten, I worked diligently to teach the tiny little thing to recognize the letters “A,” “B,” and “C.” I was a licensed teacher and couldn’t do it. She could barely hold a pencil, was adamant that her name was spelled “S-O-Y-A,” and couldn’t use the bathroom on her […]

What I Wish You Knew

April 5, 2019

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What I Wish You Knew

I wish that you knew I’m not like the other kids. I wasn’t held as a baby. I don’t even remember where I lived. I just remember all the people who hurt me. I lived in over five houses in five years, and because of that my brain responds differently when I’m away from my […]

But What If You Get Attached?

March 2, 2019

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But What If You Get Attached?

We have had the cutest Little Man in our home for almost a month now. We picked him up from the hospital, so clueless and afraid… I was embarrassed to hold him with the nurse watching, afraid that she would see that because I wasn’t his mother and in fact had never been a mother […]

Sonya’s Adoption Day

October 25, 2018

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Sonya’s Adoption Day

October 12, 2018, we started our family “officially.” We truly believe God rescued this precious child from hardships she did not deserve, and that he prepared our home and our hearts to bring her into our family. We started the day with Sonya’s first trip to the salon. She got light pink highlights and her […]

A Letter To Our DAUGHTER!!

October 15, 2018

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A Letter To Our DAUGHTER!!

Dear Sonya love, Oh, how we have prayed for you, little one! We have prayed for you since the first time we heard your name. Our prayers have changed so much over the past year, but I can assure you they never stopped. The first phone call we got from our sweet home-finder led us […]

10 Cheap Date Ideas

August 30, 2018

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10 Cheap Date Ideas

Will had practically just become my husband when we hit a few road bumps. I hate to even admit this online because of course, we like to seem like we have it all together. Who doesn’t? I’m not going to go into too much detail, because while I believe in being open, I also think some […]