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Archive for January, 2012

January 23rd, 2012 by Sarah

The Purpose of Parenting


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Seven months ago we found out that we are expecting our fourth baby. Experiencing my three other children go from an idea in my head, to an ultrasound picture, to the little people each of them has become, has dramatically increased my awareness of what a miracle this little 10 ounce baby inside me really […]

January 22nd, 2012 by Sarah

Humbling Moments


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Have you ever had one of those extremely humbling days? I had to learn from one recently. My husband Jason was out of town, so I decided to do what I normally do when I’m on my own.  Say yes to everything I am asked to do, pretend I am superwoman and over plan too much in […]

January 22nd, 2012 by Sarah

Breaking Family Patterns


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Though every family carries some dysfunction, I would certainly characterize my childhood as dysfunctional and chaotic.  It was plagued with my father’s alcoholism, witness of abuse in our home, divorce, and my mom’s mental illness. I had accepted Christ as my Savior as a 5 year old, and Christ was always with me through the […]

January 22nd, 2012 by Sarah

Enjoying our “Little Blessings”


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I can’t get enough of these three little kiddos, though there are moments when I want to hide in my closet with my secret stash of chocolate and a good book.  That’s not quite an option for me.  An hour after I leave them with the grandparents to go on a date I find myself […]