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Prayer for a Baby Boy

Dedicated to C.M.G. and his mama, whom I love; and to my son You, wrapped in that blanket so sweet with those tendrils of hair curling this way and that. With your skin soft as silk smelling fresh out of heaven, and cheeks full and pink waiting to be nuzzled and kissed. You are a miracle; fearfully and wonderfully made. You make us pause and whisper in hushed and reverend tones a breath of thanks and awe. Many are...

From Sea to Shining Sea: Tips for Helping Ex-Pats’ American Re-Entry

So you have family or friends living overseas, and they’re coming back to America! Whether they are coming for a short vacation,  a few months, or moving back permanently, you’re ecstatic and can’t wait to see them. Right? If they’re anything like me and my family, they can’t wait either! We have been back in the States for almost six months now, and I feel like our re-entry back into...

Not for Nothing

She sits alone in her hospital room, new babe at her breast as tears roll silently down her cheek. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. He hangs his head in his hands after he hangs up the phone. He didn’t get the job. The one that was so perfect for him. For his family. I don’t understand…I was perfect for that job. The woman in the power suit splashes her face with water and fixes her...

Two Places at Once

This week’s prompt for the writing flash mob that is Five Minute Friday with LisaJo is: BELONG GO I stare out the airplane window at the beauty before me. Lights sparkle like so many diamonds strewn across black velvet. I realize this is the last time I’ll see this skyline as I land in a plane for a very.long.time. Years. My dreams are full of lush green hills, lilting music, rolling brogue. My heart...

Keep the Love Alive

Living away from family who can help with babysitting makes it hard to get frequent dates out with hubby. Yet, marriages experts agree you should go on a date at least once a week!! Join me at the Unveiled Wife as I share a few fun at home date night ideas! If you’ve just clicked over from Unveiled Wife, I want to extend a warm welcome to you! Pull up a chair, grab a cuppa and stay awhile! Share this:Click to...

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