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October 24, 2017

Foster Care Adoptive Parenting

Back in June my family and I had the privilege of walking with The Community Attention Foster Families, CAFF. The organization that trained my husband and me to become foster/adoptive parents. This...

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October 19, 2017

Chopping Wood

Looking back at these pictures makes me feel happy inside. Simply because they help to keep the happy memories of the days when my sons were here in the house,...


November 12, 2015

Mothering all Boys

I think sometimes that I am weird or somehow overwhelmingly emotional. I stew over things that a lot of my mom friends push to the side, or at least that’s...


May 12, 2015

Bird sounds

On the warmest mornings and in the cool of the day, sometimes we go outside to just listen.  In the still of the wind, birds call out to one another,...

Raising sons

February 10, 2015

The Wonderful Journeys of Raising Sons

Is there an ogre in the house? Sometimes as I was going about my charge of raising sons,  I often found myself screaming these words out loud, over and over...

September 26, 2014

Today is the start of a new adventure!

Totally excited!!! Please know that my days are changing! This blogging thing is soooo new, but exciting! I feel as if I’m in school all over again, wow, Lord what’s...