Faith, family, God's plan, mom life, prayer

When God Says “No”

Have you ever had one of those seasons in life where you pray and pray for answers, and {for what seems like an eternity} only hear silence? I’ve been in one such season lately. I recently returned to work after the adoption of our son.  I was so very blessed and thankful to be able to spend 3 months at…

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adoption, adoption support, Faith, God's plan, prayer

Adoption & the Gospel

Nikki / February 26, 2018

  Those of you that know us personally and those of you that have followed the blog for a while know that we recently grew our family through adoption.  Our decision to adopt came from our obedience to the Lord’s calling.  Read more about our story here, here, and here. Adoption should matter to every believer because we have all…

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Faith, family, God's plan, mom life

Stop Being a Super Mom {Be an Abiding Mom}

Nikki / February 22, 2018

Social networks are all the rage these days.  We have our good friend, Facebook, whom we’ve all known since college.  Then, there seems to be a never ending cycle of new social networks each year.  Don’t get me wrong, social networks are fun.  I loved being able to see who I has classes with in college (you early FB users…

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family, mom life

An Open Letter to the Working Mom

Nikki / February 13, 2018

  Motherhood is not for the faint of heart.  No matter what kind of mom you are, it’s the hardest-and most important-job you’ll ever have.  Being a working mom brings to itself a unique set of challenges.  I have been a working mom for almost 7 years.  I first returned to work after my maternity leave and summer break with…

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Faith, family, mom life

Being A Mom In The Word

Nikki / February 8, 2018

I have a confession to make.  I am very inconsistent with reading my bible.  There-I said it.  I know I should be better with this.  I make great plans to get into my bible more often.  You should check out my Pinterest board.  It’s full of reading plans and bible study tips.  I’m just not very good at following through with…

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family, mom life

The Working Mom Meltdown

Nikki / February 2, 2018

Today, I’ve had an I-can’t-do-this-working-mom-thing moment. It’s been one of those weeks, and right now I can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel. R is almost 16 weeks old and I have been back to work for almost 3 weeks.  After our first son was born, I returned to work when he was almost 5 months old. …

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mom life, tips

Reflux in Infants {how we coped}

Nikki / January 31, 2018

Disclaimer: I am obviously not a doctor and am not giving medical advice. I’m just telling you what we found to work for our son.  You should do your own research and speak with your own doctor about what may be best for your child. It’s common for babies to spit up a little, but when the spit up is frequent…

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