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Kari (30) and her husband, Chris (36), have been married for three years. Kari has a 11 year old daughter, Reygen, from a previous marriage. Together, they have a daughter, Albrey, born September 2008, and brand new baby girl Bradyn Hennly, born June 2011. Kari is a working mom and they are a busy family!

Join Kari as she shares her busy small town life with us.




Entry 40 ~ January 29, 2014
~ Longtime

Oh my where do I begin? It has been an extremely long time and so much has happened.

First and foremost this momma graduated beauty school and landed a job three blocks from home. Business has been good and bad but still holding faith that it will work out.

Chris went back to the county and now works a forty hour a week job plus benefits which is a major plus here!!

Reygen is now in ninth grade and seems to be doing well with high school. What can I say? This child is laid back and maintaining decent grades. She sees her bio dad a little more these days.

Albrey started pre k and loves it. She is very social and thrives very well. She is still little and only weighs 35 pounds. Her asthma still gives her a fit but we do the best we can do. Apparently the asthma inhalers are bad for teeth and Albrey has to have some dental work done which is quite extensive. So in February she will be put to sleep to have everything done at one time.

Baby B has grown so much that it is not even funny. I wonder where my baby went too. She also weighs 35 pounds but is solid!! The pediatrician said that we need to watch her. She loves veggies and hates sweets. We were also told that at the moment her top jaw is not growing as fast as her bottom so we just have to watch it. She still has a sippy cup and wants nothing to do with potty training. My dad keeps her during the day while we work and it is such a blessing to know she is well taken care of. On a side note she has learned some colorful language we are trying to correct.

I sometimes long for a weekend getaway with Chris and we talk about it but never seems to happen. We are also throwing around the idea of possibly selling our house soon and moving to a place that has some acreage. I can honestly say that it has been rough at times but we always make it through.

This coming weekend Chris and I are going to take our concealed weapons permit class and I am looking forward to some one on one time with my hubby, even if it is for a class.

~ Kari

 

Kari's Journal Entries

Introduction
Meet Kari

Entry 1
The Craziness of Our Life

Entry 2
Bumps, Bruises, and Shows

Entry 3
Summer Blues

Entry 4
Vacation and a Trip to the ER

Entry 5
Does it Get Easier?

Entry 6
Good News?

Entry 7
A Little Bit of Everything

Entry 8
Happy Post Turkey-Day

Entry 9
Happy New Year!

Entry 10
First Runner Up

Entry 11
You Can't Win them All

Entry 12
Lookin' Up

Entry 13
Nice Change of Weather

Entry 14
Work, Work and More Work

Entry 15
Summer Just Got Great!

Entry 16
School Shopping and a Birthday

Entry 17
When Life Gives You Lemons

Entry 18
A Little Bit of Sugar

Entry 19
One Tired Momma

Entry 20
Enjoying Fall

Entry 21
4 + 1 = 5

Entry 22
Santa and the Flu . . .

Entry 23
Nothing Is in it's Place

Entry 24
3 Is the Number!

Entry 25
First Place

Entry 26
Double Take

Entry 27
The Long Stretch

Entry 28
Is This It?

Entry 29
Angels

Entry 30
6 Weeks Already

Entry 31
Basics

Entry 32
Birthdays and a Scare

Entry 33
Time Is Flying By!

Entry 34
Still Going on Strong

Entry 35
Pageants, Mishaps & More

Entry 36
Heaven

Entry 37
Getting Over It!

Entry 38
Changes!!

Entry 39
Playing Catch Up

Entry 40
Longtime

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