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
"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
"You guys have a bunk bed right?" One of the first things said to me after returning home from a very long appointment with L's birth mother and a venting session with Joshua which ended with "Ya done?" as he creeped down the the basement to escape from me. As I am setting my bag… Continue reading ANOTHER, placement?
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?”
Am I the only one who finds themselves holding onto the people who push you away the most? The people who give you every reason to not hold on to them? I'm sure I'm not. I feel like I'm surrounded by them. For some reason or another, the Universe has dropped these specimens of human… Continue reading xx Toxic xx
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