Misty W

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Born and raised in the Houston area, Misty married her husband Chuck in 2005, and is blessed to be called "mommy" three different ways...step, adoptive, and biological. Her kids are Maddi {Sept 1995}, Mason {June 1999}, Levi {Nov 2011}, and Kate {Nov 2012}. She and her husband struggled through six years of infertility. After enduring unsuccessful fertility treatments GALORE, their path led them to adoption and soon after, a surprise pregnancy! Misty is a teacher-turned-SAHM and is passionate about Jesus, her family, adoption, others suffering with infertility, running, reading, and chocolate. You can read all about her incredibly blessed journey and every day life over at so much more...yet to come.

No preschool yet for us…and it’s okay.

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The PRESCHOOL pressure is REAL.  Making sure your kids are on top of the game when it comes to education.  Getting them into the best schools from an early age.  The waiting lists.  Early...

Radical Gratitude

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I remember reading this short post on gratitude by Rick Warren about a year ago.   He encourages being thankful in every circumstance.  RADICAL gratitude.  Whoa, right?!?! He bases it on a verse... "Give thanks in all...

Focusing on the numbers that REALLY matter…

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I'm turning the big 4-0 this month...AND I HAVE TODDLERS.  I am constantly reminded of me being an older-ish mom every. single. day.  It started BEFORE my babies were even born.  At 32, I started fertility...

Learning. Growing. Being a better mom.

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I've come to learn that there is a big difference in life lessons.  In my little world, I kinda group them into two categories :: The first category, we've all had 'em - you know, those HUGE, life...

Why I’m THANKFUL for Infertilty

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Infertility is ROUGH, people.  This is not a post to make light of it, believe. you. me.  No way.  No how.  I stand with you as one who has suffered greatly in the midst...

Helpful Tips When Selling Your Home

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Let's face it.  Just thinking about the process of selling your home can be overwhelming.  While there IS an element of excitement when you look at the bigger picture, putting your home on the...

Getting Ready for Swimsuit Season!

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Bathing suits are hanging in every store I've seen.  Every single magazine is shouting to me from the front cover that it's time.  There is no denying it.  Swim suit season is just around...

WE. ARE. HERE.

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Last week on an early morning run, I came to an abrupt stop and found myself standing in front of a particular house with uncontrollable tears rolling down my cheeks.  I pass this house...

Before 8am {Misty}

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“Life is an adventure, and there is no script. I see something in ordinary moments. I believe that perfection comes not when you are dressed perfectly and wearing lipstick – but in little moments...

Exercise…because YOU MATTER, Mom.

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Exercise.  Let's face it, we use the "mom" excuses all the time. "I have kids." "I'm too busy." "I'm too tired." "I don't have the money for a gym membership." "I'll be able to exercise when my kids are...