“For a New Beginning”

It's been 4 months since I legally became a mom and it still surprises me and catches me off guard when someone refers to G as "your son". Sure he's been with me for more than 3 1/2 years but I guess I never called him "my son". It was always G or his full... Continue Reading →

Back to School…Ugh

This time of year was typically hard for me every year for the last who knows how many years. It's when parents proudly post their first day of school photos of their kids. Actually, this, Halloween, and Christmas. As a non-parent who wanted to be one, I always felt like Facebook was throwing it in... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday, Dad!

Today would have been dad's 84th birthday. I'm not going to say I think about him everyday, because, I don't. But, I do think about him on two occasions... 1) When I see little birds. Shortly after he left this world I was at my parents' house and a little bird flew into the rec... Continue Reading →

I am a soon to be adoptive mom and I was lucky to pick up little man from the hospital when he was just 2 days old. Prior to the last 3 1/2 years, I had spent 3 years trying to adopt through private adoption with three failed adoptions, 2 after birth, and one after... Continue Reading →

The Final Countdown

Can you believe that after almost 6 1/2 years, 3 failed adoptions (2 after birth), an agency going bankrupt and 3 little foster boys in my house that we are now 5 weeks away from giving little man my last name?! Some days it feels like forever and other days it seems like yesterday since... Continue Reading →

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