Monthly Archives: January 2016

8 days new.

Hello there, from inside the Hamrick family cocoon.  We are loving our time off, focused on getting to know our precious gift from God. I have spent very little time online and it’s been nice to have no responsibility outside … Continue reading

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Welcome Anna Madeline!!

Our adoption journey has definitely hit a milestone: our little girl was born today! I have been awake for 36 hours now and I have a night with a baby girl ahead of me so I bet this will be … Continue reading

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Adoption Emotions…

All of them. I think that sums it all up. I have all of the emotions of pregnancy plus some anxiety that I never had when I was the one carrying the baby. Being here in Virginia has done so … Continue reading

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East Coast Fun

The night before I left Texas to drive to North Carolina our friends came over to pray with us.  What a special time that was for me.  I still treasure the words spoken over our journey, our travel-journey and our … Continue reading

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Hello from the other side…

… of the continent. As of my last Adoption Update blog post, which I posted about 2 weeks ago, I was planning on leaving on the 12th.  Sometime over the past 10 days or so Matt wondered why I was … Continue reading

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Lifegiver Military Spouse Podcast – Corie Weathers

There was this time I sat at home and streamed a pretty cool event on my computer and watched a very special friend of mine become the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year. It was a SUPER … Continue reading

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Jackson Academy

I have homeschooled my children from the day my oldest entered “kindergarten.”  Because I have homeschooled for more than a couple years, I am frequently asked how we homeschool. Chances are you have landed here either because you are considering … Continue reading

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