Category Archives: Starting a family

Keeping the Connection: How to Maintain Your Romantic Relationship with the Arrival of Baby by Sarah Beth Thompson

“You need to do everything fun in life now before you have children, because once you do, your life is over.” I overheard this statement from a family last summer and my first thought was, “No! It does not have … Continue reading

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Marriage and the New Baby

So, my family has some exciting news- we are expecting a baby in November! We feel so blessed and beyond excited (and a little nervous). After the nausea and exhaustion passed, I began to think about how this bundle of … Continue reading

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow…

     I know what you’re thinking…the end of that phrase is FONDER!  Well, in my case, I’d like to say that “Absence Makes the Heart Grow Families”. 🙂  My husband, recently sent to the middle east for work, wrote home … Continue reading

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