Author Archives: Alaina

About Alaina

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it’s October… fyi

Whew!! It’s October, y’all, and I’m sorry but that’s insane. The summer is GONE (although the heat has stayed) and it’s all downhill from here. A fun downhil, but we’re literally walking up towards the porch getting ready to knock … Continue reading

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the days are long….

…. but the years are short.  I have no idea what we were doing last week, but I remember this time last year like it was yesterday.  Chaotic and dark and painful days filled with this crazy joy and love … Continue reading

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ground view

The floor has become my new spot… a forced favorite because when you have little ones that’s where they spend a lot of time. Not the most comfortable spot, but definitely the sweetest. These girls have grown up on me … Continue reading

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… blank slates

I have come to absolutely love preparing for Holland. Initially, it was pretty scary. But now, it gives me a sense of hope, future, second chances, & wonder. It’s the opportunity to create perfection. Because isn’t that the goal? A … Continue reading

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… adoption rocks!

ahhhhhhh!!!!! I’m still in complete shock that we have a beautiful little girl on the way via adoption. I’m humbled every time we buy her clothes or pick out decor for her room or plan for the next year. I’m … Continue reading

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… preparing for our girl

Furniture has been selected. The stroller and car seat have been picked out. And, our girls wardrobe is growing!! Although, she has not one pair of shoes yet. I’m not even sure if she’ll wear shoes for a while. These … Continue reading

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… 15 weeks

We are fifteen weeks along!! As quickly as time feels to be flying by us so quickly, it seems to be passing as equally slow. Our birth mother is great at sharing what’s going on with our little Holland….. I … Continue reading

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