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AMB-Why Adopt Through Foster Care?

Did You Know May is National Foster Care Month?

Why are you adopting through foster care? That seems so…hard. I know what you’re thinking- wow, adopting through the foster care system sounds meaningful and like a worthy calling, but I just don’t think that I could do it.   I totally get it- my husband and I were there a year ago. We wondered if […]

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The Gift of Adoption

To celebrate National Adoption Month, a dear friend of mine graciously accepted my request to interview her about her adoption journey for Austin Moms Blog. It was an honor to sit down with her over coffee and hear her story. She first led us in prayer and then I listened as this fiercely private, deeply […]

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Is Mother’s Day Just for Mothers?

MOTHER’S DAY. The day to celebrate mothers nationwide, including ourselves. And for good reason, right? I mean… let’s be honest. We do the lion’s share of the work. We shuttle our kids to doctor visits and dentist appointments. We commit to carpools that can be more soul-sucking than watching Frozen twice-a-day every single day until […]

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Weekly Recap: January 30 through February 4

Good morning, AMB mommies (and daddies), I hope you all are doing well.  We had another great week in the AMB world.  Special Happy Birthday shout out to Wesley Mack (Allison’s hubby and baby daddy)!  Today is his 31st birthday.  Allison planned a fun, surprise karaoke party at The HighBall on South Lamar and June […]

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Having a Baby Out of Wedlock: Part II, Vanessa’s Story

Yesterday Allison shared her story on how she became an unwed mommy and today, it’s my turn. I was brought up to believe that things happen for a reason and this situation is no different. Yes, I believe I was put on this earth to be Caroline’s mom but looking back, if Matt and I […]

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