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Motherhood is Not a Competition – Inspiration for Moms

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So stop judging. Yourself, your friends, your sister,  other random moms. Just stop.   We all have insecurities as moms.  We don’t need anyone highlighting them. Every mother has their faults.  Every mother has their strengths, and weaknesses.  No one is perfect. I was raised by a strong, very independent […]

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Americana Waves Water Park & Hotel – Niagara Falls

We said goodbye to our foster sons a little over a week ago.  Everyone asks how we deal with the sadness of saying goodbyes to these little people we love so much.  Honestly, the best way I can get through is just to keep busy.  I also like to plan […]

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Construction Themed Birthday Party

Construction Theme Birthday Party We had the privilege of celebrating our newly 2 year old foster son’s birthday. These boys are our 5th and 6th foster care placement, and it was the first time we got to celebrate a birthday! Our little guy absolutely loves trucks, most days you will […]

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Growing up with a sibling with Down Syndrome.

Happy WORLD DOWN SYNDROME Day! Did you know DS rocks?  I mean people that have been blessed with an extra chromosome, are truly some of the best people I have ever met. Sure they may not have the intellect that us full chromosomers have, but their hearts?  I am convinced God […]

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So this is 30

Well I was kind of dreading the big day.  The big 3-0.  For some reason it feels like the end of my youth.  Like being 30 makes me a real adult now. I am sure in ways that is true, but as I stopped and looked back on all I […]

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Ontario Vacation Getaway – Prince Edward County

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to use a friend’s cottage up in Prince Edward County.  It was the perfect Ontario family getaway.  I had never been to this part of Ontario and although it was a long 5 hour drive (with stopping because 4 kids under 4)it was so […]

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