Encouragement

Taking the Time to Dream

Just recently I had the chance to head down to my hometown Charleston, SC and enjoy a getaway weekend with just me and my mom. I spent three days with her with the intent to simply relax and enjoy some time alone. On the way down, I prayed that God would refresh me. That this… Continue reading Taking the Time to Dream

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Marriage

Lessons Learned in Marriage- Day 3

Lesson Learned in Marriage:  Joyfully Serve Your Spouse. The best example that we can get when it comes to serving our spouse is looking at the life of Jesus. His time on earth was spent serving people countless times, meeting their needs and putting people before himself which ultimately lead to his death on the… Continue reading Lessons Learned in Marriage- Day 3

Marriage

Lessons Learned in Marriage- Day 1

Marriage is a beautiful thing. It’s a lot like parenting in how it’s amazing, incredibly fun, and takes a lot of hard work to maintain a healthy relationship. There are many things that can affect a marriage: moving, a job change, having kids, finances, health issues or strenuous seasons.  The honeymoon phase and first year… Continue reading Lessons Learned in Marriage- Day 1

Adoption

Tips for Adoptive Parents- Talk to your Kids

Forewarning: these are only my opinions and what I have learned along the way. Every family is different. These things are just what has helped our family. Tip # 2: Talk to your kids about adoption while they are little and keep an open dialogue going. This is the best advice that I have ever… Continue reading Tips for Adoptive Parents- Talk to your Kids

Adoption

Tips for Adoptive Parents- Answering People’s Questions

I was nervous to share about this side of adoption but I believe that I have learned so much as an adoptive mom over the past four years. I value both my good and bad experiences through the adoption journey and I really think they can be helpful for you. Forewarning: these are only my opinions… Continue reading Tips for Adoptive Parents- Answering People’s Questions