A Chat With Happy Playces Podcast

A Chat With Happy Playces Podcast

I had the best time chatting with my new friend, Katy, over at the Happy Playces Podcast! I love meeting new friends, and I just knew after several emails back and forth, that Katy was my kind of girl. If you're new around here, I tell our story from the very beginning. I share how Brandon and I met, our journey through infertility, the story of Selah's adoption, and I talk about what it's like being a mama to a child with special needs.

I always talk about how fun it would be to have you, my blog friends, in my house, chatting with me on my couches. Well, this is exactly what Katy and I did. (Except does anyone like the way they sound when they listen to themselves? Because, um, I totally sound like a country bumpkin.) Although she's across the country in Colorado, I put my kids to bed and had the best convo with her on my couch! Truly, it was so fun!

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{A Guest Post} The Kingdom Here. Now.

{A Guest Post} The Kingdom Here. Now.

I am incredibly honored to share with you one of my dearest friends, Hayley. She's a powerhouse packed into a tiny frame, yet has one of the most tender hearts for the Lord that I've ever seen. I get the incredible privilege of having her speak into my life almost daily. She's part of "my tribe" and our families do life together in community. She has walked beside me so gracefully in my waiting, and has encouraged me to go deeper into the heart of the Father. I know her words will speak to deep places in your heart, as they have to mine.

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Selah's Big Girl Room

Selah's Big Girl Room

She's three.

I get it.

But we have this thing with our children, where we don't push them to grow up. I wasn't in any hurry for her to stop drinking a bottle. She was the last of her little friends to use a sippy cup. The only reason I potty trained her last summer, was because she came downstairs one day and told me she wasn't going to wear a diaper any more. She's not really a climber, she loved her crib, so we rode that wave as long as possible.

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