Kelly Buddenhagen
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Kelly is a grateful, iced coffee fanatical, leopard heels loving, homeschooling mama to three little ladies and wife to a man who's equally as fanatical about football as she is about iced coffee. Well, almost. Cream, sugar and hazelnut are pretty stinkin' awesome.

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  1. Thanks, Harmony!! This is a year old post, and we’re actually celebrating my baby girl’s first birthday this Thursday, and I love looking back and seeing how God provided during the time leading up to, and during, her amazing birth. He’s since given me so many opportunities to learn and grow, and it’s all stemmed from understanding that the anticipation phases of our lives are beautiful, learning, dynamic periods.

    Thanks for reading!!

  2. LOVED this: when we anticipate an event, it usually doesn’t work out how we imagine, followed by this: We know that His plans for our good are even better than we could’ve expected, and His ways of remedying our sorrow are more powerful than we can ever anticipate. Soooo true & such a GREAT reminder 🙂

  3. Loved the post!

    We tend to anticipate everything–good & bad. Sometimes we anticipate that things won’t get better, or get a little nervous even when a good thing comes around.

    We must all remember Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the Lord, “Plans to prosper you and not to harm you”. Waiting, like anticipation, can be hard, but well worth it!

  4. Loved this post. Glad to see your celebrating a year later. I have three daughters…Anna, Libby, and Margaret. 21, 20, and 14, respectively.