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    Welcome to the Family Amelia Pearl!

    It’s been a while and we have some big news!  Our family has been blessed with another beautiful life.  Her name is Amelia “Millie” Pearl and we are so in love. Like her brother Amelia came a…

    November 15, 2017
  • My Son Has Baby Fever and I’m Not Ready

    Two nights ago when the day was through and the calm found us just before bed time. My son, all snuggled up next to me looked up with tears in his eyes.  What’s wrong I asked..…

    April 18, 2016
  • 10 THINGS I WISH I KNEW MY FIRST TRIP TO EUROPE

    In 2005 my younger sister Miranda and I had the awesome opportunity to travel to Bulgaria.  I was 18 with a chance to head to Europe, who wouldn’t go?  We would leave the day after my…

    March 13, 2016
  • INSPIRED!

    “Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” -Lao Tzu…

    March 10, 2016
  • Packed School Lunch Ideas and Our Preschool Adventures

    Packed school lunches are a fairly new thing for us.  In our particular situation my son’s school prohibits certain foods and requires that other foods be prepared a certain way.  My son may not…

    March 6, 2016
  • The Value of a Teacher on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

    Today on Dr. Seuss’ birthday it seems only fitting to write about my appreciation for my son’s pre-school teacher, Ms. Ellie. Not to sound dramatic or anything but Ms. Ellie was sent DIRECTLY from…

    March 2, 2016
  • Marriage Lessons Learned in Our Seven Years

    Love first. In marriage things happen that challenge your love, trust and companionship.  When they do, I learned to choose love first.  This is still a struggle for me especially when all the other negative…

    October 29, 2015