Getting Smart with: Finances

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When I was in algebra in high school I asked my math teacher (who is now related to me!) when I was ever going to use this? He went on to explain all the ways I could use math in adulthood. I am pretty sure I ignored him, said it was stupid and that I was never going to use it again. I hated math. I pretty much hated school. Sorry Ryan. It wasn’t you, it was me! Read More

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My Fitness Journey.

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In high school I did not participate in phys-ed class. In fact, my friend Mandy and I would rather pick (or bite) split-ends off of each other’s hair. Yes you read that right, bite them off of each other. Apparently, I wasn’t the smartest in class!

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Word of the Year.

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Remember my post about my “word” for 2018? It was balance. Well this year I have coined the word “present.” No, not the way you are thinking! Well, of course I could always use a present, if you are buying! I mean, being present, being fully present. Not just with Jackson but in every situation I am in. Whether it be for work, school, or in the presence of our Heavenly Father! Read More

Have You Ever Wondered?

I closed my eyes for a few minutes the other day while putting Jackson to bed (I obviously was a little tired) and when I opened my eyes I saw Jackson staring right back at me. And then I started to wonder, what does he see when he looks at me like that? I thought: Read More

Dear 2019, What’s Up?

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Hello blog family! I can’t believe it has been so long. I have a lot of logical explanations (or excuses- however you choose to look at) for not being around, but we will just look past that and look on to what the future brings. Read More

To The One Who Gets His Heart.

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I am on a roll with reading articles or watching videos (too much time on Facebook, probably!) and having those articles really resonate with me. But I watched this video the other day. https://www.facebook.com/Romperdotcom/videos/2087535164858537/UzpfSTUzMjg2MDQ3NToxMDE1NjgzNzQ3NTMzNTQ3Ng/ Read More

Writing.

22552775_10155864621504413_6653505453604240930_nI again am going to interrupt the intent (sort of) of this blog to remind you all of something Heather and I have been doing together for awhile now. Read More

Hello Mauston.

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I interrupt my regularly scheduled blog post and the content of this blog to bring to you an update of our lives. As most of you know, we relocated our family at the beginning of July to be closer to our family. The 200 mile move was just what our hearts needed. The events of the last two weeks, however, have been not so welcoming. Read More

Five More Minutes.

J_20140818_0081BWDo you all know that Scotty McCreery “Five More Minutes” song? Oh man did the lyrics hit me pretty hard the other day. Every time Jackson hits my last nerve or frustrates me, I try to tell myself there will come a time in my life when I will have wished I had five more minutes with him as a little boy. Then I looked at him and realized he is not little anymore and I am already wishing I had five more minutes of him being little. Read More

Father’s Day.

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Hey, did you know there was this holiday, it sort of is a big deal in June. It is called Father’s Day. Well, in the midst of our family move, my office move, being away from home practically every weekend, I somehow “overlooked” the significance of it. And for that I am sorry. Read More

Well, Pewaukee, that’s a Wrap.

2018-07-06 12.44.016 years we gave this city, and it was a good run, but now we are heading back to small town Wisconsin where we can raise our country loving boy surrounded by family and friends. It wasn’t an easy decision and it isn’t to “improve” our careers but it certainly is the right decision.

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Camping.2018- Heather’s Response

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Y’all, I can’t even begin to express what Heather means to me and this response only magnifies it! She has a way with words and eases every once of fear I have. Why does our open adoption with Heather work so well? Read below to find out why. She is an amazing person, a wonderful mom and an even better friend.  Read More