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    Seasons are Changing

    The leaves are falling and the weather is becoming more cold and crisp as we embark on these holiday months. As our schedules begin to pile up and the busyness of the holidays start to arise I always begin to think of what’s truly important. As the seasons change I hope to make some changes too. It has been placed heavy on my heart lately the pressure of having social media and the constant upkeep it entails. We see on social media what so and so is doing in their life and we want that to. The comparison trap starts to creep in and then we are ensnared. We want…

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    The Last Few Weeks as a Mama of One

    The Home Stretch It’s officially only 3 more weeks until our precious baby Webb will be born and I no longer will be a mama of one. As the day quickly approaches you will find me bustling around the house preparing for babies arrival and dancing the day away with my very exuberant toddler. I don’t remember nesting this much last time. Maybe it was the fact that I worked up until the week I had Annaleigh or that I finished everything by 4 months pregnant. There have been so many differences between this pregnancy and my previous with AL. The physical stuff not so much as just being able…

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    Breaking Free from Anxiety and Releasing Control

    Becoming a Mom When I became a mom I honestly expected to be an anxious parent.¬†From as far as I can remember I have struggled with anxiety and I’m not talking anxious about a certain situation but crippling anxiety. Anxiety you don’t know where it came from but it’s definitely there and roaring its ugly head. As you can imagine that mixed with the early days of motherhood was tough but that is where God and I met face to face to tackle this demon so that I could break free and be who He intended me to be as a mother. The Hard Choice Despite the many years I…

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    Seeing the Beauty in All Things

    Parenting is one of the most beautiful experiences you will have. As a parent we get to watch our little ones take in all of the beauty of this world and be a part of that journey with them. Being outside in nature is one of my favorite things to do with Annaleigh. There is just something about it, watching a kid be able to run off energy, explore, and be free. Finding Beauty One day in particular Annaleigh was off exploring and found a rock. As she looked at it with awe and wonder she exclaimed “Oh mommy it’s beautiful!” Now this rock in my mind was no beauty.…