Category Archives: brothers/boys

Hayden’s 17!

I’ve found myself saying this to younger moms quite frequently lately: Don’t dread the teen years. They don’t have to be filled with angst. You can have so much fun if you spend the years leading up to that building … Continue reading

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Soccer for two, not four. (Part 1)

Soccer has been a part of our family since Hayden was four. The only break we took from soccer was when Anna was born and that was a unanimous decision so that we could focus on our squishy. It was … Continue reading

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Birthday Season ~ 2018

January – Anna February – Carson March – Parker and Bailey April – Matt May – Hayden We celebrate non-stop for five months, seven, really because mine is in November and Christmas is in December! I generally like to highlight … Continue reading

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Camp Eagle ~ Summer 2017

I’ve shared before about my favorite place in Texas, Camp Eagle.  It’s a Christian Adventure Camp that has stolen all of the Hamrick’s hearts. This summer my three oldest had the opportunity to go serve the staffers for a week … Continue reading

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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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