Summer Days and Friends

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Collin (11) and Judah (12) Are these two guys cute, or what? Both boys are Civil War buffs, love WWII and are great buddies. You better lock this one up, Nikki, he's gonna break some hearts. And I'll keep an … Continued

Another Interesting Day

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But then again, aren’t all my days interesting? Tucker (3), me (33), Avi (4) and Hezekiah (5) After spending a glorious morning/afternoon chillin’ in my friend’s pool… Ezra (upside down) Boaz watching And watching my children attain new heights of … Continued

My Kids Are All American

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Keziah, Boaz and Ezra holding their proof of U.S. citizenship papers! It has been three years and five months since we began the adoption process for these three children. It took twenty months for them to come home, six months … Continued


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Nothing screams summer like a little Slip-n-Slide action. Okay, that's not really true. You see, I grew up in Alaska, where going down a Slip-n-Slide in July would have been torture. While we lived all over Alaska, we never lived … Continued

Look What the Cat Dragged In

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I had no idea cats even ate frogs. Royal continues the education of her kittens, even through the summer months. And speaking of  kittens: This little beauty here needs a new home. She's two months old, dewormed and flea treated … Continued

Update on Owen

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Tucker, 3 1/2 Owen's life is truly a miracle. Here are two emails I received yesterday: Well Grandma Sally's exact words to me were "The prayers have worked and a miracle has occurred!" The results from Owen's structural MRI are … Continued

Don’t Mess With My Kids

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The Spiderman Twins aka Mordecai and Jubilee (6) They're rather scary looking these days 🙂 Just look at these two. We were recently given a bag of hand-me-clothes from a friend, and inside were several pair of Spiderman pajamas.Oh, the … Continued

The World’s Meanest Mom

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Jubilee, age 6 Did you know I'm the world's meanest mom? Well I am, and I have proof. You see, I have these children. Lots of children.  And each morning these children are expected to do a certain amount of … Continued