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new life

sweet Baby of ours. we discovered you were on your way April 15th, and rejoiced, Daddy n’ I. you have three big sisters who will love on you here, and two siblings in Heaven, who love you just as much! this time around, we’re not telling many people…especially not family. your brother, Isaac, was the first to go Home last
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insights from a sick sis

Your sister, Catori, was sick today. Poor thing! Double-ear-infection. She had been pulling on—and crying about—her right ear. So we paid attention to that side. Turns out, the left side was much worse. Notes for mama: when your child talks about an ear hurting, err on the side of caution and help BOTH Also…when your oldest (or any) child gets a carrot
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Grandparents in Heaven ROCK!

One day some time ago, my sister was laden with grief. She was watching a young girl, around the age of six, bravely fight cancer. This sweet girl had spent more time in the hospital than out of it, and my sister was blessed to develop a friendship with the whole family. As she relayed the story to me, we
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Daughter

Gracelee Hope is her name. She’s a darling red-head with bright green eyes Jesus welcomed her home the day after my birthday. I wish you could have been in that room with us…”this time we see a nice strong heartbeat!” said Uncle Bill, the radiologist who God appointed to be there, then. We rejoiced together, daddy and i… Being a
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faux stained glass

we’ve been having such a great time with the kids this summer. our new craft project is faux stained glass…aka corn syrup + food coloring. relatively little mess and a WHOLE lot of fun! (1) mix corn syrup and a couple drops of food coloring in a small jar or dish (baby food jars work great)…just start with a tablespoon
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