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Before kids I had grand ideas of the type of mother I would be. I’m a deeply creative person! Surely that will spill over into my parenting and I would be the mom sending her kids to school with the most Pinteresting goodies for all of their school holiday shindigs. Then I became a mom […]

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Sitting here holding my boy while he rests on top of me. I soak in his smell, stare at his fingers and toes, and observe the details of his beautiful skin. Truthfully I forget that we aren’t the same color. But I remember for his sake and the things he’ll have to face someday because […]

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Hi friends! I wanted to take a moment to tell you that my first Houston Moms Blog post went up yesterday! Eep! <That’s my excited noise. I wrote about adoption and how it’s not about being a hero to a child. I’d love it if you’d hop over and read! Click here to read “I’m […]

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013. We had just received our approval letter from our adoption agency which put us on the official waiting list for a baby. Our home study was scheduled to start in January. I was in the elevator at church, making my way to the third floor chapel for Wednesday night women’s Bible […]

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As we were getting details together for C & G’s adoption celebration party, one detail that I really wanted recorded were the people who were there to help us celebrate. I wanted a creative way for the kids to someday look back and see all the people who loved them and cared about them and […]

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My sister in law is having a baby. She’s due in two weeks and in two weeks (or earlier, hopefully not later for her sake), she’ll head to the hospital where she will give birth to my sweet niece. I’m so excited to be an aunt and meet my niece. When she is born, they […]

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“Nostalgia is a dangerous form of comparison. Think about how often we compare ourselves and our lives to a memory that nostalgia has so completely edited that it never really existed: ‘Remember when…? Those were the days…” – Brene Brown, Daring Greatly In the first few weeks our kids were placed with us, I had […]

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It’s late at night as I write this post. Because I’m slightly OCD and type A, I’m making a spreadsheet of all the people who have given to our adoption fundraisers to someday soon write all of them personal “thank yous.” Many of them I don’t even know and I’m having a hard time figuring […]

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