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Adoption Changes Everything

Adoption Changes Everything

Written by Beth Oliver. In 1988 a thought went through my head, “I want to adopt”. I was 12, it was a thought. I never verbalized it that I remember, nor did I think anything else about it. It was just a thought, but it seemed to speak a truth. Little did I know that thought would shape my entire marriage and place my husband and I on a path to serve as foster and adoptive parents for many years. The Oliver family after returning from China. Photo by Sarah Kohut Photography.   In January of 2003, I was almost...

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Mom of the Month: Gigi

Mom of the Month: Gigi

Three generations in one photo; my sister (Marie), my mom (Geory), Ettalee, and myself. Photos by Sarah Kohut Photography.   For a Mother's Day and birthday present my sister and I got our mom a girls photoshoot with her daughters and granddaughter from the lovely Sarah Kohut Photography (aren't these photos gorgeous!?). Plus we took my mom to get hair and makeup done at 40 Volume Salon followed by a delicious brunch at Collins Quarter (definitely the best brunch in the city). It was a wonderful day and I highly recommend this gift idea ;) We've skipped a few months since our...

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Mom of the Month: Kelley Hagemes

Mom of the Month: Kelley Hagemes

Kelley drawing a new piece with her youngest daughter in arm and two older daughters photos hung nearby on the wall.   Kelley of Claw and Bone Art is not only a philanthropic Savannah artist, but she is a wife and mom of three; Fiona (10 weeks), Ava (6), Madilynn (8). Not to mention we've been fortunate enough to have her sweet family as neighbors for the last four years! 1.  In one word how would you describe your mothering style? That is a hard one. Probably “improvisational” – things change so fast at any given moment. 2.  What is...

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Mom of the Month: Nan Whitney

Mom of the Month: Nan Whitney

Nan has an incredible smile and is a positive light to those around her. Pictured: Diaper Clutch   Soft instrumental music plays in the background as I sit down to interview Nan Whitney, Moss & Marsh’s first Mom of the Month.  Her three children play together in the next room: Brynn (4), and the twins, Sadie and Landon (22 Months). She is currently 14 weeks pregnant with her next baby! Add all that comes with being a mom to three plus being a pastor's wife and you've got a super-mom. The whole family! Photo taken by Stefani Ashley Photography in...

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