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Family Fun: San Francisco Zoo Visit

Earlier this summer we took a trip to the San Francisco Zoo. We got there a little later in the afternoon which was really nice because there were no crowds. Lily wasn’t the only one who had fun, we all loved it! The only disappointment was no elephants, boo. She loved watching the penguins get fed 🙂 Watching some cute little monkeys swing around. This was super cool, we got to see the grizzlies eat! They both went and stood at…

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Family Pictures

For Mothers Day this year I was so lucky to get a family photo shoot as a gift!! I scheduled it right at Lily’s 18 month mark so we could capture her in this fun stage. I have said that every stage is my favorite and it’s true I love watching her learn and grow and change but I must say that 18 months has been so special and exciting. Her little personality is really showing and I can’t keep up…

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Love and Marriage: Celebrating 13 Years

Today is our 13 year anniversary, yay! With each anniversary I am so excited we made it through another year of marriage. Gosh that doesn’t sound good haha, it’s not like we suffer through the year but hey marriage is hard and I feel like anniversaries deserve a huge celebration. To be honest this last year has been one of the hardest in our marriage. Not in a, we are fighting everyday kind of way, but it’s been hard in…

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Family of Hope: Growing Our Family Through Adoption

For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be a mom. I’ve always dreamed of having a large family. Then when getting pregnant wasn’t happening for us I started questioning my dreams wondering if they would ever be a reality. Then came the answer to our biggest prayer, a complete miracle and dream come true; Lily Rose. She is amazing and wonderful I can hardly remember life without her. I really want her to have a…

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Change is Good

Hi!!! I am so excited to share my new project with you! My new blog is finally done and I am ready to share everything I’ve been working on. OurAnchoredLife.com has been a dream of mine for a while now and it has taken some time and a lot of work but it’s done. I have been blogging for several years but never really put any regular focus in it. It was a casual whenever I felt like it kinda…

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Mom Life: Thoughts on Motherhood

As I approach my second Mothers Day I thought it would be good to reflect on what has helped me the most when it comes to mothering. I read parenting books, ask friends for advice and pray a lot when it comes to parenting our little girl Lily. Here are few things that have really influenced my mothering these last 15 months.   1) Baby Wise Series:   These books have been an incredible help! We practiced the eat-wake-sleep method…

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