Kiddos Archive

  • So it’s been a while! 8 months to be exact. The last post in our adoption story was definitely unexpected and extremely hard. But this one brings new light and hope! Let me give you […]

    Baby Dixon Adoption Story: Part 8

    So it’s been a while! 8 months to be exact. The last post in our adoption story was definitely unexpected and extremely hard. But this one brings new light and hope! Let me give you […]

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  • Baby boy was originally scheduled to arrive via c-section on October 30th. But he had other plans in mind! The day before his arrival, I woke up feeling fabulous. I went and worked all day […]

    Miles Clark

    Baby boy was originally scheduled to arrive via c-section on October 30th. But he had other plans in mind! The day before his arrival, I woke up feeling fabulous. I went and worked all day […]

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  • Well, this truly isn’t what I thought this post would be about. And honestly, I’ve been putting this off for weeks. Even sitting here now in our quiet home office while Miles naps, my heart […]

    Baby Dixon Adoption Story: Part 7

    Well, this truly isn’t what I thought this post would be about. And honestly, I’ve been putting this off for weeks. Even sitting here now in our quiet home office while Miles naps, my heart […]

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  • Twins? Let’s just talk about this for a second. God sure is funny isn’t He? You know, we had our daughters very close together…Addi was 7 months old when we found out we were pregnant […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 6

    Twins? Let’s just talk about this for a second. God sure is funny isn’t He? You know, we had our daughters very close together…Addi was 7 months old when we found out we were pregnant […]

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  • Tears filled our eyes and many emotions and feelings filled our hearts after receiving that call from the agency that evening. “You have been chosen.” Words I will never forget. I automatically had a strong […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 5

    Tears filled our eyes and many emotions and feelings filled our hearts after receiving that call from the agency that evening. “You have been chosen.” Words I will never forget. I automatically had a strong […]

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  • We’re officially pregnant AND adopting, all in one! YES. It’s true. Ryan & i were in shock for about a month! Did that really just happen? REALLY?!!! Seriously?! God’s funny sometimes. After multiple positive pregnancy […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 4

    We’re officially pregnant AND adopting, all in one! YES. It’s true. Ryan & i were in shock for about a month! Did that really just happen? REALLY?!!! Seriously?! God’s funny sometimes. After multiple positive pregnancy […]

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  • So we continue along our journey to #babyDixon. We knew this process wouldn’t be easy but we always knew it would be worth it. Thoughts of our future kiddo helped us press on through any […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 3

    So we continue along our journey to #babyDixon. We knew this process wouldn’t be easy but we always knew it would be worth it. Thoughts of our future kiddo helped us press on through any […]

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  • Our journey had officially begun. Hurry-up-and-wait seemed to be the theme throughout this stretch… In March of 2013, we left our first training at the agency with a clear direction, a stack of paperwork, list […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 2

    Our journey had officially begun. Hurry-up-and-wait seemed to be the theme throughout this stretch… In March of 2013, we left our first training at the agency with a clear direction, a stack of paperwork, list […]

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  • We had such a great Valentine’s Day! It was gorgeous & sunny outside, so Ryan & I decided to soak that up and spend sometime outdoors as a family. I packed up a picnic filled […]

    Our Valentine’s Day Adventure

    We had such a great Valentine’s Day! It was gorgeous & sunny outside, so Ryan & I decided to soak that up and spend sometime outdoors as a family. I packed up a picnic filled […]

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  • When my girls were little, all I wanted to do was be able to work from home so that I could be with them more. I worked a typical corporate 8 to 5 cubicle style […]

    Will never take it for granted!

    When my girls were little, all I wanted to do was be able to work from home so that I could be with them more. I worked a typical corporate 8 to 5 cubicle style […]

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  • I have a friend who read a book called One Word That Will Change Your Life and told me all about it! In a nutshell it encourages you to pick just one word and let […]

    #focused15

    I have a friend who read a book called One Word That Will Change Your Life and told me all about it! In a nutshell it encourages you to pick just one word and let […]

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  • Every year at Addi’s school, they have the opportunity to enter a piece of art into a contest. Addi always wants to do it because 1. she LOVES to create stuff and 2. if you […]

    Addi’s Dance Improv

    Every year at Addi’s school, they have the opportunity to enter a piece of art into a contest. Addi always wants to do it because 1. she LOVES to create stuff and 2. if you […]

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  • My big girl turned 6 last Friday! While trying to decide for months and months what kind of party she wanted to have (because this is a BIG deal, you know), her new Aunt Bre […]

    Addi’s Luau Party

    My big girl turned 6 last Friday! While trying to decide for months and months what kind of party she wanted to have (because this is a BIG deal, you know), her new Aunt Bre […]

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  • We went for a run a few mornings ago and then let the girls ride their bikes afterwards. They love to ride bikes at the trails. Their little legs get quite a workout! Towards the […]

    Give me a push.

    We went for a run a few mornings ago and then let the girls ride their bikes afterwards. They love to ride bikes at the trails. Their little legs get quite a workout! Towards the […]

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  • Wow! I’m a blog slacker! Seriously. I apologize for my lack of attendance here in blogland. Heck, no one probably even looks at this thing anymore. Is anyone even out there? Hello? Can you hear […]

    Mini Vacay, My Amazing Team, First Tooth & Teacher Appreciation Gift

    Wow! I’m a blog slacker! Seriously. I apologize for my lack of attendance here in blogland. Heck, no one probably even looks at this thing anymore. Is anyone even out there? Hello? Can you hear […]

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  • We have designated every Wednesday night as “Dixon Family Night” in 2012. It was one of Ryan & I’s New Year’s resolutions – to set aside one night each week that we marked on our […]

    I just love you so much.

    We have designated every Wednesday night as “Dixon Family Night” in 2012. It was one of Ryan & I’s New Year’s resolutions – to set aside one night each week that we marked on our […]

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  • Tonight after dinner, I was doing my nightly ritual of cleaning up. You know, the usual…dishes, wiping the table & faces, picking up the toys on the kitchen floor as well as the socks and […]

    Messy Night.

    Tonight after dinner, I was doing my nightly ritual of cleaning up. You know, the usual…dishes, wiping the table & faces, picking up the toys on the kitchen floor as well as the socks and […]

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  • A few months back, Kam informed me that she wanted to have a “hot chocolate” birthday party. Easy enough! So this past weekend, my baby turned 4 and we had her a partay. Did you […]

    Kam’s Hot Chocolate Birthday Party

    A few months back, Kam informed me that she wanted to have a “hot chocolate” birthday party. Easy enough! So this past weekend, my baby turned 4 and we had her a partay. Did you […]

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  • A few nights ago, Kam spent the better part of an hour working on some “fans for friends.” She meticulously folded and colored on probably 20-30 sheets of construction paper. She came in and asked […]

    Fans for Friends

    A few nights ago, Kam spent the better part of an hour working on some “fans for friends.” She meticulously folded and colored on probably 20-30 sheets of construction paper. She came in and asked […]

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  • We love Addi’s school. It is an Arts Academy and promotes art & creativity in all they do. She gets to take dance, drama, music, and art every week. How cool is that? She enjoys […]

    Art Contest

    We love Addi’s school. It is an Arts Academy and promotes art & creativity in all they do. She gets to take dance, drama, music, and art every week. How cool is that? She enjoys […]

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