10

10 …
“We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Poe

I wish I had original words to say what my heart feels, but as cliche as it is, I don’t. These past ten years have been more than I would have ever expected or imagined, and I am more and more thankful every. single. day.

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Year 10 was one of our craziest – we felt everything from devastated to  ecstatic, and I wouldn’t have wanted to do any of it with anyone but you. I don’t understand why I get to do this life by your side – it’s a gift that I’m completely undeserving of, but goodness I’m thankful for it.

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Loving you more than anything else on this earth is the best choice I make every day. And now we are on to writing the next chapter in our story… seeing you as a papa will surely overwhelm me in ways I can’t even imagine, and I can’t wait. White095

I love you. You know this, but I can’t say it enough. Happy anniversary. : )

(year 9year 8… year 7year 6… year 5 …. and, of course, our story)

all images in this post are by Firm Anchor

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  • Today, while we shot birthday photos for this girl (I can’t believe she’ll be two in a few weeks 😱😭), we talked about aunt Sallie and how today is her birthday. The irony that we’re planning a birthday while mourning a birthday is not lost on me. But I know that Sallie would love that we’re celebrating her through celebrating our girl. 🎈 #ohmywinnie
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we made an unpopular decision a few months ago by getting rid of almost all of our social media and keeping Winnie as far away from it as we can. and it’s been so rewarding. 🙌🏻 Winnie still gets shown off from time to time, but keeping our real lives with her off of this app (and Facebook, Twitter, etc) is one of the best decisions we’ve made as parents.
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“When it comes to our kids, we are in the midst of a ‘large uncontrolled experiment’.” Technology (ie, smartphones and social media) is the only thing that we throw blindly at our kids without knowing how it will impact their futures. I’m not saying our choice is the right choice for everyone, but I am saying to do your research. #ohmywinnie
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  • I am SO READY for fall weather. 🍁 Summer is great, I don't mind it, whatever. But I've been talking about fall more and more recently, and OHMYGOSH CAN IT GET HERE ALREADY. 😫
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Fall mini sessions will take place on 10/6 and 10/27. Both will be here in Southern Indiana. One weekend might have the option for Christmas themed props, I haven't decided on that part yet (if this is something you would want, comment and let me know which weekend would be better for you). 🎄 If these two dates don't work, don't fret... I almost always open up a third weekend for them once I get the first two booked. 🙌🏻
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  • I have a lot of bad days. I don’t always share them here - maybe I should. or maybe it’s good that I don’t because who wants to hear me whine, am I right? 🤨 it’s just that some days (Sundays) are especially difficult when Winnie doesn’t see Shane even once all day. and you know she asks about him aaaall day. 😩  but thanks to my sweet friends who checked in on me after my post yesterday. you guys are the best and really I’m fine. 🖤 now, if Monday could just get on with it because, ugh, mooonnndddaaayyy. 😒😖 #ohmywinnie
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