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Happy 4th Birthday!

Hey Sweet Boy, It’s hard to believe you just turned 4!! The day before your birthday, you were so excited that the next day you were going to be turning four years old. You kept saying, “One more sleep until … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Birthday, Ava!

Dear Ava, You are seven-years-old already!! Your birthday is so special because it’s on Christmas! Some people might not like a birthday on or near Christmas. But, you love it because you get to celebrate your birthday the same day … Continue reading

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Happy 9th B-Day Princess Alayla

Dear Alayla, How can you already be 9 years old? These past almost five years have really flown by. It seems like you should still be the cute feisty 4 year-old who I met in January 2016. You stole my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Little Dinosaur

Dear Abel, We had so much fun celebrating you today! You had the best day playing with all your new dinosaurs. It is a rare occasion if you don’t have a dinosaur in your hand. You are a lot like … Continue reading

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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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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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