NYC

We spent a few days in New York City over the kids' spring break. Heading into this vacation I kept wondering if we should even try to go on a vacation with a teenager still struggling with some major compulsions and avoidance behaviors due to OCD. And honestly, it was hard. But there were lots …

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Anniversary Trip

At the beginning of summer, Dave and I took a trip to Mexico to celebrate our 20th anniversary.  Our anniversary isn't actually until October, but this was the most convenient time of year for us to be away! We splurged on an amazing resort, Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita.  We would highly recommend it. We've …

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4 days without the kids!

My husband and I both turn 40 this year. Our gift to ourselves was a mini-vacation. We went to the Florida keys and it was really beautiful.  The weather was great and it was so relaxing and refreshing to be without the kids and "just a couple" again!  Since we've had kids, we've never gone …

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MOPS Convention Highlights 2011

Hi everyone!! Sorry for the lack of posts lately - I just returned Sunday afternoon from the MOPS Convention in Nashville.  This was my third time at Convention and I never cease to be amazed at how refreshing it is - spiritually and emotionally. At every Convention, I feel like God is present and speaking …

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Disney Tips, Part 3 – Our Favorites and a Word About Perspective

Boy, I am really dragging out these Disney posts, aren't I?  🙂 {This is the last one, I promise!  To be honest, I'm really mostly just writing this down for myself for future reference - and you're just along for the ride!!} If you're planning a trip to Disney, here is my big take-away for …

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