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About jamiamerine

I am a wife, mom, & seeker of joy! I love to share funny and inspirational tales with my fellow moms. I fully believe that God intended laughter to be a form of rest and worship. I have a few kids. I have a few years on me. I have a great husband. And I love to laugh. I studied home economics in college, I can cook just about anything, but do not ask me to sew. In my graduate work I studied education and human development, I consider my life continuing education, my children are my ongoing thesis. If they survive that, I will let you know! I write non-fiction for laughter, respite, and inspiration. I also am in the process of submitting my first fiction mystery and have two more in the works! Mom life is hard work. My prayer for my readers is that, even if it you just have five minutes, you can be inspired and encouraged today. Keep it short and sweet... rest in Jesus girlfriend.

Jami the Brave

Originally posted on Mom's Going to Madagascar:
Jami Amerine is a wife, and mother to anywhere from 6-8 children. Jami and her husband Justin are active foster parents and advocates for foster care and adoption. Jami’s Sacred Ground Sticky…

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EPIC PARENTING: A How to Guide

Allow me to teach you a thing or two. It is at this point you will want to run screaming from this post. Fine. You asked for it. When our oldest daughter, Mary Margaret, code name Maggie, was about 3 … Continue reading

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with cranberry jello… 

I left home with the vandals 12 days ago. My mission was to get our son from the airport, on break for Thanksgiving from military school. We would all be together on Lake Conroe. My first gluten free Thanksgiving complete … Continue reading

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Great Lies I Tell My Children…

And I have a new batch of babies. And I can’t decide if I am lying too much, or not enough, and I am questioning lies of old. Continue reading

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Confessions of a Potential Child Abuser

I recently saw one of those Facebook memes, CLICK LIKE if you hate child abuse.  SHARE to STOP child abuse. I did nothing. Our foster-to-adopt journey has been the scariest, saddest, most joyful, rollercoaster of my life.  I have learned … Continue reading

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