Category Archives: Let’s Reminisce and Reflect!

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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Happy 10th Birthday, James!

Dear James, I can’t believe you are the third one to hit double digits! The time seems to fly by quicker each year. I still remember the day you were born as if it were yesterday. You entered this world … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Birthday to Our Little Man

Dear Jayce, What an awesome birthday celebration you had at Bald Head Island! I was so excited that your 5th birthday landed right in the middle of vacation. You were so cute to watch as each of your brothers and … Continue reading

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