family, mom life, tips

4 Tech Tips To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Nikki / January 21, 2018

If you’re a parent of young children, I’m sure you’ve heard before how lucky we are to have so many parenting ‘conveniences’. Sure, baby items have come a long way over the last couple of decades, and, in some cases, it does make our job as parents easier.  However, there is a BIG new development that makes up for all…

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Overdue Update

Nikki / October 17, 2017

I am a horrible blogger!  There have been many times I have told myself that I needed to sit down and update everyone. So much has happened since my last post. Since the last update, we have been super busy getting ready to welcome a brand new baby into our family.  On September 27th, we found out that we will…

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Chaos & Peace

Nikki / August 17, 2017

The repeating theme of this whole adoption process has been waiting.  I’ve blogged several times about the “wait”.  You send in an application and wait to hear back, you begin your home study and wait for it to be completed, you present your profile and you wait for an answer.  The emotional struggles that come along with waiting are so…

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Growing, Learning, and Leaning on Him

We just closed on two months of actively presenting to expectant mothers.  We’ve presented our profile to 10 expectant mothers.  There have been some very promising situations, but in the end the answers have all been ‘no’.  A friend reminded me the other day that, ultimately, the Lord’s plan will prevail.  Earlier this week, I lost site of that precious…

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Putting the Pieces Together: Update #2

1 puzzle piece = $15 1,000 puzzle pieces = $15,000 914 pieces remaining We now have 86 puzzle pieces that have been sponsored!!  That gives us a total of $1,290 dollars raised through our puzzle.  We still have 914 pieces remaining to be sponsored.  If you would like to sponsor a puzzle piece {or two, or three, or four} you…

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A Season of Waiting

We are in a season of waiting right now.  We waited for the right time to be able to pursue an adoption.  We waited for our home study to be completed.  We waited for our profile books to come back.  We waited to receive that situation to present our profile to.  Now each time we present our profile to another…

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Puzzle Update!

23 of 1,000 puzzle pieces have been claimed so far.  We still have a long way to go, but are so thankful of the support we’ve received right here in the very beginning!  1 piece = $15 1000 pieces = $15,000 Duplicates not pictured Each person represented on this puzzle has touched our hearts in an amazing way! We will…

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