Category Archives: Family

My Father’s delight

I was holding my little one in my arms tonight just before her bedtime. She loves cuddles and so do I. I sat there looking into her big blue eyes and was swept away in adoration. Her beauty moved me, … Continue reading

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The challenge of faith

A lot has happened over the last four or so months, things that I have relied on have been stripped away.  I have been shaken to my core in my close relationships.  One night I was emotionally broken and crying … Continue reading

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Welcome

On the 1st of September after having a few days of contractions coming and going I woke sometime around 2:40 am with 5 minute apart contractions.  According to my husband I have a thing for 2 am.  With all of … Continue reading

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The best job of my life

You know I didn’t just walk into this job knowing what to do, the only training that I had was in books and through observation.  To be honest it has taken me years to learn this job, and I am … Continue reading

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When life doesn’t stop

We all have those times.  Times when we are too busy.  Sometimes our busyness is having too many things to do.  Other times its simply having one stressful thing.  Whatever it is there has to come a time when life … Continue reading

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Princess

… She dressed up in her princess dress, “I’m a princess!” she said as she twirled and danced about… The magic of childhood; imaginative and unhibited.  My daughter with her precious curls, her beauty is the magic God gave her, … Continue reading

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Coffee moments

“Coffee and newspaper” Something that my husband, Ben and I love doing when we get a free moment is going out to a coffee shop. He usually orders his strong latte and I order my quater strength latte (I hear … Continue reading

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New Year in Lake Tekapo, NZ

Worn out from a 4 hour hike up to Mt John to the observatory and around Lake Tekapo.  The kids are now SILENTLY asleep.  They have been so excited these past few days with our little family adventure that they … Continue reading

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Passport flat lighting

Recently I had to take some passport photos of my children.  I had to grapple with the idea that everything that I would normally do for a flattering portrait photo I was not to do for a passport photo.  So … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Drawing

I watch my kids draw and paint with great interest. They do it so spontaneously and so uninhibited. Their images are simplistic representations of their life.  My two and half year old daughter was drawing some pictures of family members.  … Continue reading

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