Category Archives: family

A 2022 Look Back.

Time flies when you’re having fun! And I can honestly say that 2022 has been fun! 2021 was the hardest year for the Hamricks and the Lord saw us through. Hayden struggled with a bout of depression that made all … Continue reading

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March 2022 Look Back

Anna is learning to write: Can you tell what she wrote? This sign says “I love you Mommy because you’re the best.” Cupcakes: I thought these turned out so cute! Money! The bigs work(ed) at the commissary for tips. I … Continue reading

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Hayden moves to Europe

They hand you a baby in the hospital and forget to tell you that before you know it they’ll be grown and gone. It does go by so fast! I wrote a three-part series documenting the details of this experience, … Continue reading

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And one flew the nest…

There’s really no easy way to start this post. I’ve written the first sentence and deleted it many times. How does a mom summarize in a post her experience raising her first child and then preparing to launch him into … Continue reading

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February 2022 Look Back

Carson’s birthday is the highlight of every February, but it will receive its own post. Aside from his birthday, the rest of February was full of events, some small, some pretty momentus. We’ll start with a pretty traumatic one: Anna’s … Continue reading

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Carson turns 19!

This birthday will be one that is hard to beat. Liana arrived the day before his birthday and surprised Carson, then the very next day Gage arrived and surprised him. The bigs had a blast seeing the city and spending … Continue reading

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January 2022 Look Back

I went back through my photos from January 2022 and I found a few events that were extra special to our family. Matt wearing his new rank. Matt has worked hard and I’m proud of him for earning this rank. … Continue reading

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