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3 More Sleeps

We have a big update that we have been keeping private for awhile until we could tell the boys the news. We only have three more sleeps with Champ in our home before he will move to live with his older "bro bro" and an amazing woman who will become his new foster mom. My… Continue reading 3 More Sleeps

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The Not-Complicated Way to Teach Your Kids How to Do Chores

I think most of us want to be the kind of parent that trains our kids to do regular chores around the house. We know that teaching our kids how to help out in the home and clean up after themselves will teach them valuable lessons about responsibility and serving others. “By making them do… Continue reading The Not-Complicated Way to Teach Your Kids How to Do Chores

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The Couples Getaway Guide to Traverse City

This post is brought to you by Traverse City Tourism. All opinions are my own. The Ultimate Guide to a Traverse City Weekend Getaway Need a fun couples getaway idea? Look no further than Traverse City! We just spent a kid-free weekend there and it was the perfect way to celebrate our ninth anniversary. From… Continue reading The Couples Getaway Guide to Traverse City

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Take a Peek Inside Our Eclectic, Vintage-Modern Nursery

We finally received our license to do foster care from the state of Michigan a couple weeks ago. (Remember when we made that announcement back in August?) So, now we wait.. There is no telling when we will receive a call to have a little one placed in our home. While we wait, we've been… Continue reading Take a Peek Inside Our Eclectic, Vintage-Modern Nursery

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4 Things We Do When Parenting Gets Overwhelming

Parenting is hard. It’s also an incredibly beautiful gift and fills your life with a new sense of purpose, meaning and joy. Of course, everyone's experience is different...every kid is different...every family is different. Everyone, no matter how different our experiences may be, has good days and bad days. Sometimes those days run together and… Continue reading 4 Things We Do When Parenting Gets Overwhelming