It Takes a Village

I'm sure we have all heard the phrase "it takes a village" when it comes to raising children, mainly because it's entirely too true. As a child of divorced parents, the meaning behind this phrase came into play several times throughout my childhood. I was being raised by my Grandparents, with the help of my… Continue reading It Takes a Village

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“What made You want to do that?”

I have been asked that question hundreds of times by now. If you've been reading my blog, then you'll know that there is a story from my childhood that has led me to become a foster Mother. However, recently when asked I simply reply "why not?" I mean in all honesty, that's the real answer… Continue reading “What made You want to do that?”

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May 31st

How is today the last day of May? This month was one of the busiest for us, especially this last week. Some days it was multiple appointments, some days it was multiple appointments plus music classes PLUS play rehearsal. It has just been crazy, but I'm relieved to have a minute to myself today. One… Continue reading May 31st


Everything Happens for a Reason

I am a firm believe in fate. There are so many times that I have been tested in my life, things have happened that just make me laugh because it all seems too specific. I've often joked that someone out there has a voodoo doll of me and keeps inflicting bad luck upon my life… Continue reading Everything Happens for a Reason

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Our Foster Care Journey

When Estelle was six months old or so, Josh casually walked through our living room and said "I think I'm ready to think about our second child". We had discussed throughout our relationship that our second child would be adopted and I was surprised that he was ready so soon. I surely was not. The… Continue reading Our Foster Care Journey