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My Wife Has a Blog

July 10, 2017

I asked David a while back if he would do a guest post on the blog. I know most readers are curious about this man that I have chosen to begin again with….well, begin with a big ole jumpstart! This statement will make more sense after you read, but-I waited 30 years for a man…

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No Way

July 8, 2017

Today while shopping, a scene oh so familiar played out. We entered a store to browse and the saleslady struck up a conversation with us. So often while shopping, or attending a function, or even an appointment, with or without kids, a conversation will begin. Almost inevitably, it comes up that we have seven kids.…

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July 3, 2017

The last time I wrote, David, Grace, Hope, Faith and I were traveling to Virginia to drop them off for their month at their other mom’s. After the emotionally taxing pass, we spent the next day sleeping in (a rare allowance) and then exploring Monticello. If you do not know, Monticello is the home Thomas…

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The Honeymooners

June 29, 2017

We are currently in the family sports car (the red minivan which, compared to the E-350, is our smaller, less practical vehicle) driving to Virginia to deliver Grace, Hope and Faith to their other mother. They don’t see her very often, but every July, they go and spend a month with her. While we are…

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Learning from Each Other

June 22, 2017

On Tuesday, Grace attempted to be me for a whole day. It was funny, and hard, and something we both learned from. It was something that started as a joke around the dinner table, but became so much more. If you missed the blog post about Grace’s day of trying to be me, you can…

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“I could do it”

June 21, 2017

Let me tell you about Grace. Grace is 13 years old. She is a very responsible, well behaved and respectful 13 year old. She makes us so very proud on a regular basis. But, she is still 13 and definitely has her moments of acting like a young teenager. We are thankful for the great…

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Bless this House

June 16, 2017

I realized that I have not yet given an update on the home we are having built for our new blended family. Everything happened really fast back when we signed the contract for the house. Things we were changing and timelines were shortening so we prayed fast and acted fast, and then life continued on…

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Back to Reality

June 6, 2017

We are married!! Our wedding day was perfect. Well, as perfect as a wedding day can be. There was some crazy (including Josiah throwing up in the middle of the dance floor during the reception!), but everything came together beautifully and was a lovely representation of both of us and our family. I will share…

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4 Houses and a Storage Unit

April 27, 2017

May not have the same ring as similar sitcom and movie titles, but it is an accurate representation of our lives right now. My absence from the blog (and my business and my social life) is completely related to this reality. While we have known about our move for some time, it was hard to…

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