Family

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

Foster Care

The One Where We Take A Respite Placement

"Are you crazy?" I just have to laugh now when people ask us that question, because in all honesty the answer is yes. We are absolutely bat-shit crazy, but we're also happy so I guess it's a matter of picking and choosing your battles. As Josh and I were sitting at the table yesterday discussing… Continue reading The One Where We Take A Respite Placement

Foster Care

“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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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