We just can’t quit Harry Potter. All of our children (minus the 6yo!) have read and loved the entire series. The themes of friendship, goodness and a little mischief have certainly been a joy to read. Also, this isn’t our first HP party, check this one and this one. I hope you love this nod…

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Eleven. I know with each passing birthday I’m more and more in awe of just how quickly the years pass by, but especially so with Luke. For those new here, he’s our preemie. The one who shouldn’t have survived, but did. His story is one of grace, humility and profound surrender. But today isn’t really…

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A little more than 16 years ago, I sat on the couch with my new baby in my arms and tears in my eyes. “Scott, I can’t have any more babies. It’s too hard.” Back in 2004, I was the mom of two and I had hit my wall. We had just started practicing a…

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I know some of you read that title and were like, “yeah, Kathryn, it’s called an oxymoron.” Most of the time when we travel, it’s a combination of food we take, food we buy and food we eat at friends’ houses. Enter, a global pandemic. When we decided to embark on a 9-day road trip…

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When you have a teenager, turning 15, during a global pandemic you get creative. My girl loves to bake, but our dreams of having all the girls over to bake and decorate cupcakes (and do other crafts) in our kitchen just didn’t seem safe or smart, all things considered. So, we moved it outside. Anna-Laura…

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