Category Archives: brothers/boys

Just a Hamrick Family Update…

This stage of life is much more full than previous stages.  (I refuse to say “busy” because that implies we’ve put too much on our calendar, which we intentionally haven’t).  It’s full because we are in a stage where grades count (high school … Continue reading

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Meeting the family

In my last post, Love at first sight, I shared in great length and detail the moment Matt and I met Anna.  For the rest of my life that moment will be added into the Most-Important-Moments section of my heart. Our … Continue reading

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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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Colorado Springs, revisited

Living in Colorado Springs was a grande experience.  We loved it from the the day we arrived in 2007 to the day we drove away in 2009. Matt and I have wondered if we would feel the same way about … Continue reading

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TX-CO – Birthday Trip!

Today is my birthday and I am super excited because I get to spend it in Colorado!  Matt and I are mountain and cold weather people and it has been too long since we lived near mountains. Not only to … Continue reading

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Homeschooling My Way, Part 3

Before I begin the WHAT and HOW of homeschooling my way, let me introduce you to WHO I’m homeschooling. Hayden is now in his first year of high school.  9th grade, BABY!   Carson is in 7th, Bailey is in 6th, … Continue reading

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The cost of saying no.

Have you ever wondered what it would look like to actually tell someone no when they asked you to do something you knew wasn’t right for you? It certainly did not look like the time I taught fifth-grade Sunday School … Continue reading

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13 weeks!

I have finally discovered the main reason I have not been writing as often as I did in the past.  My current set-up is quite uncomfortable.  Before, in Germany, I had my computer in the living room where my family … Continue reading

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Carson is 11 now!

You know you love those cheeks!  (I am aware that I’ve shared these pictures before, But I simply can’t help myself!) What about these? Oh, how I miss Baby Carson!  The consolation prize for there being no Baby Carson any … Continue reading

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S’mores make it all better…

Two weeks!  We made it to the two-week mark! What a great first week we had!  Though communication with Matt was sporadic, it was frequent enough and I was always glad to receive a message/text/call from him.  Matt scored first-class … Continue reading

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