thanking teachers this Christmas

Teachers deserve a thank you. More than that — they deserve a standing ovation.¬†Teachers¬†invest all they have¬†into our most precious gifts, often quietly and without fanfare. When I had the chance to partner again with Hallmark, I knew who I wanted to buy a Christmas gift¬†for — my son’s teacher. Joseph is in his first […]

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the conversations we need to have

In light of all that’s trending online right now about a certain person coming from a conservative, extremely large family, my heart has been heavy. I have no interest writing about pseudo-celebrities or drudging up drama. And I certainly don’t want to use the pain and suffering we see in the news as click-bait for […]

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when parenting is hard

As soon as you set off on the adoption¬†journey¬†, as you start walking down the path of pregnancy — you realize something. Your little one isn’t here yet, but this parenting thing? It’s already hard and there’s no map to get you were you need to go. The path of parenthood is¬†amazing and beautiful and […]

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