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Happy Double Digits!!

Dear Abby, I can’t believe you are already ten years old. A lot has changed since we first met you a little over 4 years ago. You were a few months shy of being 6. I’ll never forget those first … Continue reading

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Paralyzed

Have you ever felt paralyzed to the point of not being able to have the energy to move two more steps forward? Despite all the blessings going on around you, you still feel like the lies and deception in other … Continue reading

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Waiting for You

Dear Girls, We waited for 856 days for you to move with us. Over four years ago, we were told that the 3 of you would come to our family the same moment your brother did. But, God had a … Continue reading

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Happy 6th Birthday!

Dear Ava, I know! I know! It’s been two whole months since your birthday. Having a birthday on Christmas Day means your birthday letter was not only late this year, but it was also almost just as late last year. … Continue reading

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Dear Addict

Dear Addict, I do not hate you. I want you to be better. I want you to make better choices. I want to help you. I hurt for you. I feel sad for you. I love you. No matter what, … Continue reading

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Happy 8th Birthday

Dear Alayla, Happy 8th Birthday sweet girl. I will never forget meeting you for the first time when you were only 4 years old. You stole my heart back then, and you still have it today. It is difficult to … Continue reading

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Happy 13th!!!

Dear Jaden, This past year you have changed so much. You are officially taller than me and your shoes are two sizes bigger than mine. How did that even happen? When you were a baby and then a little girl, … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Birthday, AJ!

Dear Abel, I cannot believe you are already 4 years old! Oh my goodness! You have definitely turned into a little boy this year. You have grown so much in so many ways. But, you are definitely still Jaden’s baby! … Continue reading

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We Get It!

It is impossible for anyone to truly understand the emotions that come along with parenting kids who have lived traumatic lives until he or she has became that parent. No one can truly understand how the fear of the unkown … Continue reading

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Trapped!

Have you ever felt so trapped in a situation, it stitches your throat closed so tightly that the very breath you need to keep you alive can’t pass to your lungs? Have you ever felt that no matter how much … Continue reading

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