Category Archives: education

… choosing adoption

Nothing grips my heart more than adoption. It is the ultimate choice to serve God in a way that is uncomfortable and frustrating at times but is so fulfilling and humbling more often than not in ways that couldn’t be … Continue reading

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… teachable moments

I’m sitting at my desk, watching my students come in and interact with each other as they prepare for their day and I’m humbled. As an educator, I’m not paid much but am reminded daily why investing in these children … Continue reading

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… motivation

What motivates you? What drives you? What inspires you to kick it up and notch and GO?! I’m curious because I’ve had two conversations today about my hair (I’ll explain) & what the decisions boil down to is motivation. So, … Continue reading

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… back to school

School starts on Monday and I’m actually excited. Up until Friday, I was worried that I wasn’t going to really get excited about school starting. <br / I was wrong! Thankfully. Our school's Open House was last night and my … Continue reading

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… a wonderful life

(repost from a friend on IG!!) You know what I love? Finding encouragement in the word. I read 2 Peter 1:3-12 today…. I love how it starts off reminding us that God has given us EVERYTHING we need to live … Continue reading

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… proud & preparing

Hi, my name is Alaina and I’m an adoptive mama. I am so excited about our calling to adopt. Expanding our family by adding a child who needs a home is so exciting to me…… A year ago, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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… little grasshopper

You know what I find hilarious (besides the fact that I’m accepting that I cannot scroll up or down on Thomas’ Mac mousepad? … I’ve tried consistently, I can’t do it. :() …. all of the things you think you … Continue reading

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