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hayleybenjamin_ Hayley Netko Benjamin @hayleybenjamin_ mentions
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Cutest cardinal on the block <span class="emoji emoji1f3c8"></span> #AZCardinals #cheerleader #avamariebenjamin #gocards
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Cutest cardinal on the block #AZCardinals #cheerleader #avamariebenjamin #gocards Cutest cardinal on the block 🏈 #AZCardinals #cheerleader #avamariebenjamin #gocards
These two Fill my heart and soul! Wish I could freeze time!
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These two Fill my heart and soul! Wish I could freeze time! These two Fill my heart and soul! Wish I could freeze time!
THROWBACK <span class="emoji emoji1f64c"></span>🏻 It’s the two year anniversary of when we found out we were pregnant with our sweet Ava ...
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THROWBACK 🏻 It’s the two year anniversary of when we found out we were pregnant with our sweet Ava Marie reminiscing on my pregnancy, watching videos, looking at pictures and reading my journal entries from those 9 months make me realize how grateful and blessed I am that God gave me the opportunity ... THROWBACK 🙌🏻 It’s the two year anniversary of when we found out we were pregnant with our sweet Ava Marie💕 reminiscing on my pregnancy, watching videos, looking at pictures and reading my journal entries from those 9 months make me realize how grateful and blessed I am that God gave me the opportunity to be a mother. Also.... it makes me mad baby hungry 😂 it’s been the best, most fulfilling and joyful 2 years of my life. (Yes, also hard and exhausting) but I wouldn’t trade a single moment!!!!!!
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Never found a love like this <span class="emoji emoji1f3b6"></span> <span class="emoji emoji1f4af"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f60d"></span>
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Never found a love like this Never found a love like this 🎶 💯😍
Full of sass, full of brains, full of love, full of life! She is everything to us.
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Full of sass, full of brains, full of love, full of life! She is everything to us. Full of sass, full of brains, full of love, full of life! She is everything to us.
These are my people. This is my happy place. Luckiest girl in the world right here <span class="emoji emoji1f44f"></span>🏼<span class="emoji emoji1f62d"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f64c"></span>🏻<span class="emoji emoji1f4af"></span> #familyisforever ...
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These are my people. This is my happy place. Luckiest girl in the world right here 🏼🏻 #familyisforever #familyovereverything #lovemyfamily #avamariebenjamin #family #blessed #blessedmama #grateful #godisgood These are my people. This is my happy place. Luckiest girl in the world right here 👏🏼😭🙌🏻💯 #familyisforever #familyovereverything #lovemyfamily #avamariebenjamin #family #blessed #blessedmama #grateful #godisgood
<span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span> my 🌎
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She CHEESES harder than anyone I’ve ever met and it’s my favorite thing in the whole world! . . #avamariebenjamin ...
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She CHEESES harder than anyone I’ve ever met and it’s my favorite thing in the whole world! . . #avamariebenjamin #momanddaughter #blessedmama #grateful #cheese #cheesin #momlife #momlifeisthebestlife #sandiego #missionbay #beachbums She CHEESES harder than anyone I’ve ever met and it’s my favorite thing in the whole world! .
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I’ve waited my whole life for this moment<span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span> sometimes I need to pinch myself that this is my reality. ...
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I’ve waited my whole life for this moment sometimes I need to pinch myself that this is my reality. SO. DAMN. GRATEFUL. 🏻🏼 #godisgood #avamariebenjamin #grateful #blessed #luckiest #blessedmama #familyisforever #beachbum #babygirl #momlife #momlifeisthebestlife I’ve waited my whole life for this moment💕 sometimes I need to pinch myself that this is my reality. SO. DAMN. GRATEFUL. 😭🙌🏻🙏🏼 #godisgood #avamariebenjamin #grateful #blessed #luckiest #blessedmama #familyisforever #beachbum #babygirl #momlife #momlifeisthebestlife
6 weeks away from welcoming ANOTHER nephew into this mix! So excited for my sis & Ava can’t wait to ...
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6 weeks away from welcoming ANOTHER nephew into this mix! So excited for my sis & Ava can’t wait to have another cousin added to the Wolfpack! Congrats Erica and Bryce! Harrison is already SO LOVED!!! #sisters #family #familyisforever #mybestfriends #yesmymomlooks30 6 weeks away from welcoming ANOTHER nephew into this mix! So excited for my sis & Ava can’t wait to have another cousin added to the Wolfpack! Congrats Erica and Bryce! Harrison is already SO LOVED!!! #sisters #family #familyisforever #mybestfriends #yesmymomlooks30
When you tell Ava to “CHEE” but she’s just not feelin’ it😬<span class="emoji emoji1f602"></span> I think she enjoys Instagram free weeks ...
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When you tell Ava to “CHEE” but she’s just not feelin’ it😬 I think she enjoys Instagram free weeks as much as I do... so blessed and so grateful for my time with her, I don’t wanna take a second for granted! See ya guys next week! . . #godisgood #momlifeisthebest #momlife #qualitytime #motherhoodunplugged ... When you tell Ava to “CHEE” but she’s just not feelin’ it😬😂 I think she enjoys Instagram free weeks as much as I do... so blessed and so grateful for my time with her, I don’t wanna take a second for granted! See ya guys next week!
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#humbled #motherhood #motherhoodrising #blessedmama #momanddaughter #avamariebenjamin
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A little bit of heaven in those angel eyes <span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span> Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. ...
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A little bit of heaven in those angel eyes Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! 🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever ... A little bit of heaven in those angel eyes 💕 Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! ❤️😍🙌🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything #herbootstho
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Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) ...
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Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! 🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything ... Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! ❤️😍🙌🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything #herbootstho
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Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) ...
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Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! 🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything ... Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! ❤️😍🙌🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything #herbootstho
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I AM THE LUCKIEST. Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from ...
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I AM THE LUCKIEST. Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! 🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos ... I AM THE LUCKIEST. Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! ❤️😍🙌🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything #herbootstho
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Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) ...
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Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! 🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything ... Had to get on here just to share this Family photo overload. (I had to refrain from posting like 20!) I am in love with these photos, my family, and my sweet friends @stallybrassphotography ! ❤️😍🙌🏻 #blessed #blessedmama #bestfamily #familyisforever #godisgood #familyphotos #mesaaz #familyovereverything #herbootstho
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We’ve been MIA living our best life of bubbles, blocks, bike, chalk, baby dolls and more. It’s been ...
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We’ve been MIA living our best life of bubbles, blocks, bike, chalk, baby dolls and more. It’s been amazing to be virtually social media free the past couple weeks and I have no plans of stopping (PLEASE WATCH MY STORY TO SEE WHAT I MEAN! Also saved in my highlights) my bond with my daughter has ... We’ve been MIA living our best life of bubbles, blocks, bike, chalk, baby dolls and more. It’s been amazing to be virtually social media free the past couple weeks and I have no plans of stopping (PLEASE WATCH MY STORY TO SEE WHAT I MEAN! Also saved in my highlights) my bond with my daughter has strengthened, I’ve fallen even more in love with my husband and with motherhood. My life is infinitely better because of this change and I couldn’t be happier!! Xoxox SEE YOU GUYS IN ANOTHER WEEK OR TWO .
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Two cute catholic cuzzies in their sunday best <span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f60d"></span> @angelajrice
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Two cute catholic cuzzies in their sunday best @angelajrice Two cute catholic cuzzies in their sunday best 💕😍 @angelajrice
Besties who splash together, snack together. Love these sweet girls!!! @briebemis
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Besties who splash together, snack together. Love these sweet girls!!! @briebemis Besties who splash together, snack together. Love these sweet girls!!! @briebemis
She loves to show me how she builds her blocks “sooo big”. Everything she does is my favorite... well... ...
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She loves to show me how she builds her blocks “sooo big”. Everything she does is my favorite... well... except when she acts like a drama queen when we won’t let her play in the dogs water bowl🤷🏻‍♀️🙄🤦🏻‍♀️ this age is full of limit testing but also monumental love. So grateful. She loves to show me how she builds her blocks “sooo big”. Everything she does is my favorite... well... except when she acts like a drama queen when we won’t let her play in the dogs water bowl🤷🏻‍♀️🙄🤦🏻‍♀️😂 this age is full of limit testing but also monumental love. So grateful.
I read a quote that struck me. “The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. ...
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I read a quote that struck me. “The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent”. -Erich Fromm . . . She is my slice ... I read a quote that struck me. “The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent”. -Erich Fromm .
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She is my slice of heaven. She’s now to the age where she goes and grabs her blankey from her crib and tells me “nigh nigh” when she’s ready to take her nap. I remember the 8 long months of sleepless nights, multiple wakings, feedings, Changings, bed sharing, tears & true desperation. As much as I told myself it was only a “phase”....when I was in the thick of it, it felt never ending. Now she is this independent little human with so much energy, joy, intelligence...and I truly can’t believe how time goes by so quickly! I am so thankful to watch her grow and evolve. I am thankful for each stage of life and her need for her mama through them all.. I am hopeful she secretly deep down always will... even though I know that the better we do our jobs as parents, the more surely we will not be needed by our children in the long run. MAMAS... savor every single minute. Especially the hard ones where you have run out of gas because you feel like you have given all you can give. There will be a day you will have too much to give and less and less opportunities to do so. God plays a funny trick on us that way.... the Circle of life. 💕
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My life isn’t perfect. But everyday I get to wake up to a supportive, loving, hard working husband ...
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My life isn’t perfect. But everyday I get to wake up to a supportive, loving, hard working husband and this beautiful creation. I have dirt and crumbs on my floors, I have fingerprints on every appliance, I have countless things to clean up and long lists of errands to run. But I have THIS face, ... My life isn’t perfect. But everyday I get to wake up to a supportive, loving, hard working husband and this beautiful creation. I have dirt and crumbs on my floors, I have fingerprints on every appliance, I have countless things to clean up and long lists of errands to run. But I have THIS face, this mullet haired, sweet, giggling chunk of love! I am the luckiest woman on earth. Also, I haven’t been very active on here and i find myself enjoying LIFE so much more. I am thankful for this platform and for all my friends on here but nothing beats loving and loving your REALITY. Turn off your phone for a couple hours today and find ways to fall in love with your life!
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MAMAS, YOUR WORK IS NEVER DONE. I know. You have babies to change and kids to chauffeur. You have husbands ...
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MAMAS, YOUR WORK IS NEVER DONE. I know. You have babies to change and kids to chauffeur. You have husbands to connect with and meals to cook. And on top of that you still have to take care of YOU. Here’s something I’ve learned in my short time as a mother; You can either waste your energy doing EVERYTHING ... MAMAS, YOUR WORK IS NEVER DONE. I know. You have babies to change and kids to chauffeur. You have husbands to connect with and meals to cook. And on top of that you still have to take care of YOU. Here’s something I’ve learned in my short time as a mother; You can either waste your energy doing EVERYTHING (and probably doing all of it very mediocrely), or you can do a FEW good things WELL, with PURPOSE and PATIENCE and CARE. In an age of constant comparisons, glorification of “stress” and “busyness”, and unrealistic societal expectations of women—especially mothers, it’s hard to swallow this bitter pill (at first). But let me tell you—once you choke it down a few mornings in a row, you begin to get accustomed to it.. and suddenly you realize this pill, just like our other vitamins and supplements, is actually FUELING you (your health-physically, mentally and emotionally) And then you begin to crave your daily pill of purpose and you can’t imagine a day without it. There are fleeting moments in my life where CHOOSING To be LESS and not MORE makes me question myself. It’s been an adjustment as the chapters of my life have evolved from building businesses to changing diapers and from being a BOSS to being BOSSED AROUND by my 1 year old 😂 (kidding, sort of!). But yes, building block towers and cutting fruit Have come to be staples to my day. Sure, my life has come to be much slower, but as I truly reflect, I see that it is so much more purposeful and meaningful than it ever has been. So as you wash that next bottle or snuggle that baby to sleep... don’t EVER question if you are doing “enough”. Don’t ever DOUBT your undeniable and irreplaceable purpose on this Earth. Don’t ever wonder if your “job” is as important or as meaningful as any other... Remember what Mother Theresa said—“The most important work you do will be within the walls of your own home.” I pray over Mother’s tonight that our hearts be full of confirmation of Gods satisfaction in our works and his thankfulness in our sacrifices, our joyfulness in our Opportunities and our patience in our repetition. We are the vessels of God’s creation and also the keeper of his souls on Earth. Never forget it ❤️
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Just a girl and her dog... had a fun family outing escaping the heat today with a day trip to Payson! ...
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Just a girl and her dog... had a fun family outing escaping the heat today with a day trip to Payson! The second picture depicts her being bossy... hmmm wonder where she got that?! 🤷🏻‍♀️ Just a girl and her dog... had a fun family outing escaping the heat today with a day trip to Payson! The second picture depicts her being bossy... hmmm wonder where she got that?! 😂🤷🏻‍♀️
Toddler-wearing.... similar to baby-wearing but more like lassoing a wild bull. <span class="emoji emoji1f602"></span> #justloveme ...
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Toddler-wearing.... similar to baby-wearing but more like lassoing a wild bull. #justloveme @mywildbird #mywildbird Toddler-wearing.... similar to baby-wearing but more like lassoing a wild bull. 😂 #justloveme @mywildbird #mywildbird
Realities of trying to take a picture near a bush with a toddler who has an EXTREME phobia of bushes ...
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Realities of trying to take a picture near a bush with a toddler who has an EXTREME phobia of bushes and trees 🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ #whytho Realities of trying to take a picture near a bush with a toddler who has an EXTREME phobia of bushes and trees 🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️😂 #whytho
AZ monsoon season may make everything extremely dirty, but it also makes us extremely excited for ...
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AZ monsoon season may make everything extremely dirty, but it also makes us extremely excited for fall! Only 2 more solid months of 3 digit temperatures to go #haboobseason #haboob #monsoonseason #arizona AZ monsoon season may make everything extremely dirty, but it also makes us extremely excited for fall! Only 2 more solid months of 3 digit temperatures to go 😂😂😂 #haboobseason #haboob #monsoonseason #arizona
<span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span> Being a mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. -Mildred B. ...
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Being a mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. -Mildred B. Vermont so Grateful that God created children to be so unconditionally loving, trusting and forgiving! Blessed are we! 💕 Being a mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. -Mildred B. Vermont 💕 so Grateful that God created children to be so unconditionally loving, trusting and forgiving! Blessed are we!
Of course she’s pretty...but I hope she always aims to be pretty smart, pretty kind, pretty compassionate, ...
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Of course she’s pretty...but I hope she always aims to be pretty smart, pretty kind, pretty compassionate, pretty funny, pretty much exactly what God made her to be. Of course she’s pretty...but I hope she always aims to be pretty smart, pretty kind, pretty compassionate, pretty funny, pretty much exactly what God made her to be. 💕
Two piece outfits are my current jam. Probably because it makes you look put-together...yet in ...
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Two piece outfits are my current jam. Probably because it makes you look put-together...yet in reality, getting dressed actually takes zero effort 🏻 #momhack Two piece outfits are my current jam. Probably because it makes you look put-together...yet in reality, getting dressed actually takes zero effort 😂👍🏻 #momhack
HOW DO YOU GET YOUR TODDLER TO CUDDLE YOU ON DEMAND?!? Asking for a friend....🤣🤣🤣 #justletmeloveyou
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HOW DO YOU GET YOUR TODDLER TO CUDDLE YOU ON DEMAND?!? Asking for a friend....🤣🤣🤣 #justletmeloveyou HOW DO YOU GET YOUR TODDLER TO CUDDLE YOU ON DEMAND?!? Asking for a friend....🤣🤣🤣 #justletmeloveyou
Everything is more magical with her by our side! <span class="emoji emoji1f1fa1f1f8"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f4af"></span>
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Everything is more magical with her by our side! Everything is more magical with her by our side! 🇺🇸💯
These are the days <span class="emoji emoji1f1fa1f1f8"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f4af"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f4a5"></span><span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️
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These are the days These are the days 🇺🇸💯💥❤️
In the words of Carrie Underwood <span class="emoji emoji1f3b6"></span> “Sweet, little, beautiful, perfect All-American GIIIIRRRRLLLLL” ...
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In the words of Carrie Underwood “Sweet, little, beautiful, perfect All-American GIIIIRRRRLLLLL” In the words of Carrie Underwood 🎶 “Sweet, little, beautiful, perfect All-American GIIIIRRRRLLLLL” 🎶
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY: “OMG, it’s so hot... I can’t believe it hit 90 degrees.” PHOENIX: “🤣🤣🤣 psh, ...
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THE REST OF THE COUNTRY: “OMG, it’s so hot... I can’t believe it hit 90 degrees.” PHOENIX: “🤣🤣🤣 psh, Amateurs.” THE REST OF THE COUNTRY: “OMG, it’s so hot... I can’t believe it hit 90 degrees.” PHOENIX: “🤣🤣🤣 psh, Amateurs.”
SHE LIGHTS UP MY WORLD <span class="emoji emoji1f387"></span> <span class="emoji emoji1f4a5"></span> How did We ever live without her?! <span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️
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SHE LIGHTS UP MY WORLD How did We ever live without her?! SHE LIGHTS UP MY WORLD 🎇 💥 How did We ever live without her?! ❤️
MOMS just wanna have fun! & by that I mean possibly a nice long nap on the beach with my husband, or strolling ...
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MOMS just wanna have fun! & by that I mean possibly a nice long nap on the beach with my husband, or strolling through the aisles of @target solo... #amiright ?! all humor aside, being a mom is actually the funnest thing I’ve ever done— but a little adult time is always refreshing! MOMS just wanna have fun! & by that I mean possibly a nice long nap on the beach with my husband, or strolling through the aisles of @target solo... #amiright ?! 😂😂😂😂 all humor aside, being a mom is actually the funnest thing I’ve ever done— but a little adult time is always refreshing!
The face you make when Daddy tells you that you’re NEVER EVER gonna be allowed to go to ASU 🤣 <span class="emoji emoji1f648"></span> Only 17 ...
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The face you make when Daddy tells you that you’re NEVER EVER gonna be allowed to go to ASU 🤣 Only 17 years will tell.... #almamater #asu #forkemdevils #givemhell #futuresundevil #maybe🤷🏻‍♀️ #protectivedaddy The face you make when Daddy tells you that you’re NEVER EVER gonna be allowed to go to ASU 🤣 🙈 Only 17 years will tell.... #almamater #asu #forkemdevils #givemhell #futuresundevil #maybe🤷🏻‍♀️ 😂 #protectivedaddy
My little FIRECRACKER ready for the 4th! <span class="emoji emoji1f4af"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f1fa1f1f8"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f499"></span><span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️<span class="emoji emoji2728"></span>We got so many cute pics at @popup_photoshop ! Go ...
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My little FIRECRACKER ready for the 4th! We got so many cute pics at @popup_photoshop ! Go see her for the cutest 4th of July backdrops! My little FIRECRACKER ready for the 4th! 💯🇺🇸💙❤️✨We got so many cute pics at @popup_photoshop ! Go see her for the cutest 4th of July backdrops!
My heart can handle the fact she finally fits in our matching bandanas & high top @converse <span class="emoji emoji1f60d"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f62d"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f64c"></span>🏻<span class="emoji emoji1f4af"></span> ...
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My heart can handle the fact she finally fits in our matching bandanas & high top @converse 🏻 growing so fast and surpassing my wildest dreams! Being her mama is so much of MY PURPOSE, MY JOY! I love you Aves!!!!!! My heart can handle the fact she finally fits in our matching bandanas & high top @converse 😍😭🙌🏻💯 growing so fast and surpassing my wildest dreams! Being her mama is so much of MY PURPOSE, MY JOY! I love you Aves!!!!!!
An ordinary day with my family, yet one of the best days of my life. Spent the day biking around the ...
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An ordinary day with my family, yet one of the best days of my life. Spent the day biking around the bay, eating yummy food, watching our daughter nap in her stroller while we sat by the pool&enjoyed some live Hawaiian music as the breeze blew do you ever have those moments where you want to ... An ordinary day with my family, yet one of the best days of my life. Spent the day biking around the bay, eating yummy food, watching our daughter nap in her stroller while we sat by the pool&enjoyed some live Hawaiian music as the breeze blew❤️💯 do you ever have those moments where you want to cry because life feels so freaking good? That was me in that moment...&then I thought about how good it is every day. My life is not perfect. My marriage is like many others— wonderful, fulfilling, loving but also difficult at times! Yes, there are hard days, sometimes hard seasons we have encountered! Yes we have disagreements. Yes, there are ups&downs, stresses of life,parenting, work&other responsibilities...We do fun and exciting things on occasion (that I am so grateful for!) but overall our life is pretty simple and mundane! But oh my goodness, that’s where ALL THE MAGIC IS. I LOVE It! I love our home, Watching my husband push our daughter around the kitchen and living room in her favorite tricycle for the 437th time, rocking my baby to sleep every night (yes I still do this and won’t stop anytime soon!), walking in to church as a family, simple acts of service for each other that happen so routinely each day it feels expected (but it’s not&that’s what makes you appreciate it even more!) When I really sit and think about the big picture—Our health, our faith, our commitment to eachother, our beautiful little family...it is constant and it is so good. Everyday I praise God for this life I feel like I don’t deserve. A life I have dreamed of since childhood. I am a lucky woman, wifey&mama. God is so good. .
Look inside your life and FIND THE GOOD. FIND THE MAGIC IN THE MUNDANE! Instagram and social media lead you to believe in order to have a happy fulfilling life you need lavish vacations, fancy clothing, expertly decorated homes with gourmet kitchens, kids coordinated with perfect outfits, followers, friends, likes, etc. THATS BULLSH*T. do you know what you truly need? GOD. CONTENTMENT. GRATITUDE. SERVICE. SELF LOVE, PEOPLE WHO KNOW THE REAL YOU AND LOVE AND ACCEPT YOU FOR THAT. Man... that is JOY! That is HAPPINESS! I pray each and every one of us can find it!
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My beach bum makes EVERYTHING more magical! My heart is so grateful for my family on this fun trip! ...
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My beach bum makes EVERYTHING more magical! My heart is so grateful for my family on this fun trip! Thanks daddy for taking us! My beach bum makes EVERYTHING more magical! My heart is so grateful for my family on this fun trip! Thanks daddy for taking us!
10 summers for these lovers <span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span>
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10 summers for these lovers 10 summers for these lovers 💕💕💕
Ava, say CHEESE 😬🤗<span class="emoji emoji1f601"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f606"></span> turns out gladiator sandals on baby cankles look freaking adorable but score ...
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Ava, say CHEESE 😬🤗 turns out gladiator sandals on baby cankles look freaking adorable but score a negative 100 on function and comfort. These lasted 3 minutes before they were cutting off her foot circulation and had to go!!!! Barefoot is better at the beach anyhow! Ava, say CHEESE 😬🤗😁😆 turns out gladiator sandals on baby cankles look freaking adorable but score a negative 100 on function and comfort. These lasted 3 minutes before they were cutting off her foot circulation and had to go!!!! Barefoot is better at the beach anyhow!
Sharing my thoughts about my instagram “cleanse” lol, if you are interested please continue— I ...
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Sharing my thoughts about my instagram “cleanse” lol, if you are interested please continue— I have been on a “instagram vacation” for a week now and I have to admit it has felt pretty dang good. I can honestly say I haven’t even missed it (this came as a shock to me.) . . Although I have made so ... Sharing my thoughts about my instagram “cleanse” lol, if you are interested please continue— I have been on a “instagram vacation” for a week now and I have to admit it has felt pretty dang good. I can honestly say I haven’t even missed it (this came as a shock to me.) .
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Although I have made so many amazing, strong and meaningful connections through this platform.. it has also been a place responsible for mindless scrolling, taking time away from my family, distracting me from PURPOSEFUL and intentional living, causing me to question things about myself I was otherwise confident in before, etc. .
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I enjoy having a space to share my life with others, capture memories in a time capsule, connect with like minded women/mothers/etc, draw inspiration and support from, etc. but.. like all things in life, balance is vital. .
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God gave me this life, this soul and this body. He blessed me with a wonderful husband and smart, wonderful, awe inspiring baby girl. He has allowed me to share my passions through my career. He has given me a voice I have used for good through Instagram to help other mothers, women, entrepreneurs, friends and the like. I have always vowed to use this space to only bring positivity and share things that truly matter to me in my heart of hearts. .
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Social media has so many benefits, but overall is simply silly and worldly. I am working to improve myself everyday and to find ways to truly focus my life on things that provide spiritual growth, self awareness, personal development, maturation, change, evolvement, and more. .
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My dad passed away when is was 16 years old and one of the greatest legacies he left behind was “CARPE DIEM”... in other words— SEIZE THE DAY!!!! Life is short and God, family, time and love are really all we’ve got. .
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In this age of social media, instant gratification, disheartening changes of society, and so many other things I want to say to describe the state I feel like the world is in (but I won’t, because I still have hope and faith!)...This week has TRULY reminded me what it means to put first things first and how good it feels to do just that!
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I am on a week long Instagram hiatus that ends Wednesday but HAD to get on here for a Father’s Day post. ...
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I am on a week long Instagram hiatus that ends Wednesday but HAD to get on here for a Father’s Day post. This one is An oldie but one of my absolute favorite photos of my two loves! HAPPIEST Father’s Day to the man who is SO committed to providing and protecting his family. You love our daughter so ... I am on a week long Instagram hiatus that ends Wednesday but HAD to get on here for a Father’s Day post. This one is An oldie but one of my absolute favorite photos of my two loves! HAPPIEST Father’s Day to the man who is SO committed to providing and protecting his family. You love our daughter so fiercely and you show me how to be a better parent every day. Because of you, our little girl will grow up feeling safe, secure and confident. Her eyes light up every times she sees you, and I melt every time I hear her yell DADA and walk around the house banging on doors looking for you (all day— see video😂) you are our 🌍 WORLD and I am so grateful to be on this parenting journey with you. I love you!!!!!!!
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Much easier to caption pictures of my cute, chubby cheeked angel babe than it is to caption pictures ...
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Much easier to caption pictures of my cute, chubby cheeked angel babe than it is to caption pictures of me 🤷🏻‍♀️🤣 Much easier to caption pictures of my cute, chubby cheeked angel babe than it is to caption pictures of me 🤷🏻‍♀️😂🤣
Ava’s favorite hobby: Smiling with her whole face. <span class="emoji emoji1f60d"></span>🤩<span class="emoji emoji1f601"></span>
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Ava’s favorite hobby: Smiling with her whole face. 🤩 Ava’s favorite hobby: Smiling with her whole face. 😍🤩😁
<span class="emoji emoji1f3b6"></span>”Glory Hallelujah, good God Almighty, I never wanted nothing more, No I never wanted nothing more.”<span class="emoji emoji1f3b6"></span>
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”Glory Hallelujah, good God Almighty, I never wanted nothing more, No I never wanted nothing more.” 🎶”Glory Hallelujah, good God Almighty, I never wanted nothing more, No I never wanted nothing more.”🎶
I think I will cry real tears when she officially loses her thigh rolls! <span class="emoji emoji1f62d"></span> I love watching her grow ...
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I think I will cry real tears when she officially loses her thigh rolls! I love watching her grow but why is it happening so fast?! I think I will cry real tears when she officially loses her thigh rolls! 😭 I love watching her grow but why is it happening so fast?!