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I’ve started to notice that my biggest baby, really isn’t a baby anymore. He doesn’t look like a baby. He doesn’t talk like a baby. He doesn’t play like a baby. We’ve bypassed and moved beyond the terms of “toddler” and “preschooler.” Noah’s just a kid. A full-fledged little boy with barrels of energy and […]

Family, Lifestyle, Motherhood, Random Things

July 24, 2013

Big Kid Problems

We all know that our kids grow to fast. We struggle to make it through pregnancy and count down the days until our kids arrive. The last days of waiting drag by. Then, when they are born, we curse the clock on a daily basis and bed it to slow down. That’s what I love […]

Family, Motherhood, Random Things

February 2, 2013

Remember the Small Things

We made the decision together. Me, you and your daddy. We talked about it and discussed it and covered every angle. We all decided that it would be the best option for you. The best decision to get you ready to venture out on your own next year and prepare you for Kindergarten. Preschool. We […]

Family, Motherhood

January 22, 2013

Go forward…Grow up

When you’re a child, the world just seems…easy. Play time. Nap time. Bedtime. Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. Good behavior. Bad Behavior. Noah’s going on four and a half years old. His world is slowly starting to become a bit more complex. He’s learning that bad choices bring about consequences. And consequences aren’t always fun. Just like […]

Family, Motherhood, Random Things

January 15, 2013

Black and White

It’s no secret around here that I absolutely hated high school. I spent most of my time wishing that I could change myself…my circumstances…my life. Looking back now at both my high school career and my life as a “tween” (isn’t that the current term for that almost a teenager phase?) I wish I could go […]

Family, Lifestyle, Motherhood

January 23, 2012

6 Things I’d Tell a Younger Me

Growing up, I didn’t get in a whole lot of trouble. I had my moments (like all kids), but for the most part I tried to mind my P’s and Q’s. I didn’t like punishment. I didn’t like disappointing my parents. So, I did whatever I had to to stay out of trouble. I remember, […]

Family, Lifestyle, Motherhood, Random Things

December 11, 2011

When Parent’s Fail their Children

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Courtney Kirkland is a Southeast Alabama Writer & Designer. Since 2008, Courtney has passionately provided beautiful, intentional design to small businesses & bloggers and encouraged thousands to walk in a rich faith in any situation.

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