I had planned on writing this post at the beginning of the year but, well, it's now the end of March and here we are. Thought I'd have some fun and answer questions that I keep getting asked. Has life changed since Gio was adopted in July? Nope! He's still the same little boy, but... Continue Reading →

“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 →

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