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35 week BUMPdate

I have not been consistent with these bumpdates. It’s okay and I am not going to beat myself up over it. I had every intention of photographing my growing bump EVERY WEEK with a cute weekly banner…. That definitely did not happen.   Teaching 1st grade for the majority of this pregnancy took a toll on me. I was exhausted every day, it was difficult to read even a short story, it hurt to walk, and I was left with…

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My Rainbow baby Maternity shoot.

A rainbow baby is a child born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death or infant loss. I have experienced 2 miscarriages in my adulthood and neither one of them were something I ever thought I’d endure. Losing a child when you’re only a couple weeks or further is hard no matter what. My faith in the Lord was the only thing that got me through both. Ainsley is my first rainbow baby and now Leighton will be my second. God gives and…

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I don’t need a resolution I need a…

Planner? No…. work out plan? No…. I need a Savior.     I have wrestled with the thought of coming up with one word for 2017 and what goals I’d like to to achieve in 2017. Only one real thing came to mind. I need more of Jesus. When I fill myself up with more of Him I am content.   I was reminded by a sweet friend of mine the other day about how many times our children cry out…

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GOODBYE 2016+Hello 2017!

Well the old is gone and the new is NOW…… 2016 was overall a really good year! Oakland had an awesome Star Wars Party, I went to my first blog conference, I hosted my first ever Blog party to celebrate my 2nd Blogiversary- you can see it HERE, I had my second miscarriage, Ainsley had an amazing Fairy Garden party, I got PREGNANT with our 3rd child, We went to the San Destin Resort, I started a Blog Facebook group  ,…

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It’s okay to not cry.

Life throws a lot of curve balls and often times we endure many hard things. I’ve heard the phrase it’s okay to cry. Let your feelings out. Being emotional is okay.   BUT what if you don’t cry when you’re going through hard things. That’s also OKAY.  God has been so faithful in my life. He has proven himself gracious and loving. Going through a miscarriage is by far one of the hardest things I have dealt with. During both…

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