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Iceberg Moments: We Are Exactly Who Our Children Need

I don’t know about you, but having kids in my thirties was harder than expected. I always knew I wanted kids, a daughter for sure. God in his wisdom gave me two boys. I love my boys deeply, they just weren’t what I expected or what I planned for.   As a child, I envisioned my marriage, my children. These visions played out in every baby and Barbie […]

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Do You Botox? Your Injection Questions Answered

I’ve been a slave to beauty regimens since my teen years, back when I was trying every product possible to transform my hormone-fueled skin, frizzy hair, and less-than-dazzling-white teeth. Needless to say, the over-the-counter options were never that effective and thankfully, my beauty regimens have evolved since then. Nowadays I opt for serums, peels, and […]

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Processing Pain in Difficult Seasons

Five years ago, we adopted a little girl from China. The journey has been filled with joys, surprises, and struggles we could have never imagined. When we started the process, we thought our future daughter had a simple special need that was easily correctable. Her adoption file did not accurately represent her actual needs, and […]

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How I Survived Having Twins, A Potty Training Toddler, and Moving Overseas in The Same Year

I read one time that in an effort to minimize stress and anxiety, you should only have one major life event in a year. Get married, have a baby, change jobs, move anywhere … those things might all happen at some point in your life, but you’re supposed to space them out. Right? Right. Well, […]

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