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In 2009, I struck up a friendship with a girl in my nursing school class. We shared this dream to practice nursing overseas, one that led us to Uganda, where coincidence after coincidence found us fostering five precious children. That friendship was forged over sleepless nights and children nearly dying and spiders and a roof […]

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  • Amy Wiser - This such an amazing example of God’s Love for us and His Grace to us! Thank you for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Shauna Vaughan - :) Pretty sure soldiers coming home [especially with new babies in the picture] is my all time favorite warm fuzzy feeling!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy - Perfect.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Crane - Love love LOVE this! Hooray for Rachel and Justin and Liam all together once more! Praising God for bringing Justin home safely! Glad you were there to capture this precious moment MJ!ReplyCancel

I know I always say “this family was my favorite”, but it’s seriously always true! This sweet baby exceeded my limit of 10 days old for newborn pictures, but he surprised all of us by being one of the most cooperative newborns I’ve ever photographed. He slept through almost the whole 2 hours and when […]

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I’ve blogged this family’s photos before and really, we didn’t have a good excuse for more, but they’re some of my favorite people in the world and I couldn’t think of anything more fun than taking pictures of them just having fun together one evening at the park. Unfortunately, they live 8 hours away and I can’t […]

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  • Sophie - What a beautiful family and she is such a stunning woman!! Great photos!!ReplyCancel

  • A Nielsen - Hi Mandie
    Lots of the picture links under your blogs are “lost in space” and come up “Not Found”.
    Otherwise thanks for the pictures, love to follow the kids you and Rachel took care of.ReplyCancel

    • Mandie Joy - Hi there, I’m sorry for the frustration. Those links are not “lost”, but I did have to make them private. Eli & Ellie’s parents prefer for the parts of their story shared on this blog to not be shared anymore. At this point I don’t know how to make those posts invisible, which is why you’re still seeing some of them. Sorry! [mj]ReplyCancel