Owning my story

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When I was 15 years old I left home. My home and my father had become so dangerous that I thought I was going lose my life. I remember telling my mom “He’s going to end up killing me.” And pleading with her to protect me by making him leave. The embarrassment and my father’s […]

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The Value of Kindness

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There are so many lessons to teach our children. For me, the more important thing is kindness. It is can drastically change someone’s mood or diffuse a situation. In my opinion there will never be a moment you regret being kind. You can have self respect and stand up for yourself and still be kind. […]

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Our Foster to Adoption Story

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We decided to do foster care and as a result adopted our two oldest because of it. It was the most influential decisions of our marriage and we are so blessed because of it. Click Below For the Link πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‡πŸ»

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Mama’s Bestie

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Sometimes I feel like I can be a little tough on this strong willed child. She is sensitive but a vault with her feelings. So I don’t always know when her feelings are hurt or if she is upset. It’s a fine balance between making sure she learns that the world doesn’t revolve around her […]

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The Dictator In My Home

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I feel blessed. With my first two babies, for some reason; we never experienced the terrible twos. My daughter Addy was able to communicate clearly from a very young age and she would understand logic and reasoning. My son Reeves was just an easy going and happy kid who didn’t really have meltdowns. So when […]

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