“I have a rubber arse”

I recently heard the phrase "I have a rubber arse" and died laughing, followed by...what? The man went on to say that he keeps getting knocked down but bounces back...every time. If you know of my adoption journey over the last 5+ years, you know that I too have a rubber arse. I've also worn... Continue Reading →

February 23, 2019

February 23, 2019 I was on my way to the peninsula for an appointment when I got a call from the emergency placement team at Social Services. For some reason I decided to pick up the phone. They had a little boy that was 2 days old (for some reason I heard 2 months old...do'h!)... Continue Reading →

The Start of Year Six

I'm determined that this is the last time I write a blog called "The Start of Year..." and I'm sure you'll all be happy when I no longer have to write that. If I knew six years ago what I know now, I wouldn't have started this process. What is done is done and hopefully... Continue Reading →

A Year of Inventory

We're at the end of another year and what a year it was. We saw a huge and much needed movement for social justice brought to the forefront, we experienced a heated and controversial presidential election, California lost millions of acres due to wild fires, and oh yeah, that COVID thing. Whew! I think just... Continue Reading →

Another Bump in the Road

Just when I thought we were cruising along, we hit a big bump in the road. Ugh! Another one. My patience is running really thin. Little man has been with me for 20 months now and every month we have the routine monthly social worker check-in. A week and a half ago the social worker... Continue Reading →

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