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turkey games

Turkey Games

We are transplants to Memphis, and since we moved here we have chosen to stay in town for Thanksgiving and try to make it back to see family around Christmas.  We have developed a tradition of having a hodgepodge group of people come over for a Friendsgiving.  We are all in this spot of not […]

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Easter 101

The most important holiday for Christians will be here soon! Easter is just around the corner! If you thought that Christmas was the most important religious holiday we had, think again! As much as there is fanfare, music, and crazy amounts of money spent on Christmas, it’s not actually the most important holiday we celebrate. […]

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Rub Some Dirt On It

My kids get hurt a lot, mostly because of their own ridiculous shenanigans or those of their siblings.  It doesn’t really bother me.  I’m fine with kids having a lot of bruises and scrapes, and I have learned the difference between a real distress cry and one that says, “It hurts but I will be […]

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empty basinet, infertility

Without a Baby to Hold – My story of Loss, Infertility, and Becoming a Mom

**Warning: sensitive content for those struggling with infertility and loss** I was teaching when I first realized it. I had missed my period. It was an out of body experience. I was on birth control pills and I took them regularly (at the time I forgot I had been on antibiotics for an extended period […]

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