Lauren

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Hey y’all! I’m Lauren and it’s so nice to meet you! I’m married to my college sweetheart and am a mama to four precious children. Three of my children are here with me and one is in Heaven. Our second child passed away shortly after birth. My husband, Tommy, and I have adopted two girls out of foster care, and we are constantly learning how to be the best parents to all of our kids with their special needs. About a year after our son passed away, I launched Project Gabriel in honor of our son to reach women who had also lost a baby. In my free time, I love cheering on the Tennessee Vols, expressing my love of Tennessee falls, being outside, blogging, and wearing boots. I blog at Adventures of Jack and Me. Also check out my organization Project Gabriel.
Summer Is Here

Summer Is Here

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We made it! Another year of school completed, and this one the most challenging by far. It deserves all of the celebrations and we probably all need all the decompressing now that it has...
Do The Project

Do The Project

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This summer, it will be five years since we bought our house. When we bought this house, we knew it had the key factors to being a home we'd stay in for a long...
How to Get Free Stuff on Your Birthday!

How to Get Free Stuff on Your Birthday!

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We have almost lived through a year of a global pandemic, so let's have some fun and enjoy celebrating the things in life that can be celebrated. We've gathered up a bunch of options...
When The Holidays Are Hard

When The Holidays Are Hard

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This year, the holidays are going to be different for everyone across the country. We will all experience a change in routines and traditions of the season because of Covid. So this year, there...
The Ultimate Non-Toy Gift Guide

The Ultimate Non-Toy Gift Guide

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Over four years ago, I wrote a post about non-toy gifts. It was a *hint hint* to the loved ones in our lives for that Christmas. Since then, this list has grown much longer...

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day: October 15th

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Today is October 15th. There was a time in my life in which that didn’t mean anything. But then my baby died and I came to know October 15th as a very special day. October...
Fall Ideas for Everyone

Fall Ideas for Everyone

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Y’all it feels like fall. As of today, we have had a week of fall weather and it has been glorious. Those of us who have been around here for any amount of time...
Mom Must Haves for Fall 2020

Mom Must-Haves for Fall 2020

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What a time it is, right? We all know this is our life; we’ve been doing it long enough now. We all know this is the reality of 2020, but I still keep finding...

Knowing Better and Doing Better

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I am inadequate to speak to the race issues that have been at a peak these last few weeks. I am a privileged white person. I don’t know what it is like for people...

Mother’s Day is Hard For a Lot of Us

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Mother’s Day. A day with intentions of being sweet, but a day that is so hard for so many. I never had an issue with Mother’s Day; in fact, I never thought twice about...

90’s Family Movie Night Guide: Quarantine Edition

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One of our family’s regular traditions is pizza and movie night on Fridays. We started quarantining at home on a Friday afternoon, and in all of the chaos of getting what we needed and...
Investing in Me

Investing in Me

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This feels like such a weird post to write. First of all, I am by no means an expert in this subject. In fact, I’m coming to you as a novice in the matter,...