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Married with Children

Recently, I stumbled upon the most beautiful post about marriage titled, Intimacy by Luana Holloway. The post starts off: Sometimes I lose my way to you in the day when everything we have created lies between us, the most beautiful obstacles. How lovely? How poignant? As a wife and a mother I feel like these…

Childhood Play

Some of my very best memories from childhood were long days spent playing outside in nature. I was always blessed to live within a short walk to some type of woods. For awhile we lived right on a big forest and when we later moved, there were little woods within walking distance. Now that I…

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Ten-Month-Old Roman James

A couple of weeks after Roman was born, we received a gift — a large picture frame containing twelve circles, one for each month of baby’s 1st year. At the time, that frame seemed irrelevant to us. Twelve months — ONE YEAR! — it will be forever until we get there, I thought. And now……

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Seven-Month-Old Roman James

What a difference a month makes! The differences in Roman’s abilities from six-months to seven-months have been the most profound yet. On December 1st, he started sitting up on his own. On December 7th, he started pushing himself up into a “crawl” position. And the next day, December 8th, he broke his first tooth and…

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Six-Month-Old Roman James

“Promise me you’ll always remember: you are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” –Christopher Robin to Pooh Bear My baby boy is six-months-old. We are halfway to a year. It’s crazy & it’s beautiful. The past month has been extraordinary beyond measure. Everything is changing. My only…