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For all intents and purposes…..we’re adopting folks!

SO much has happened over the past few weeks, and in such a quick fashion that in some ways, we’re reeling a bit from it all.  428 more words

My Brother-In-Law's Story

I LOVE Aaron’s brother Tyler and his wife Marie; they’re not only family but some of our closest friends.

Here is Tyler sharing a little about their journey through infertility (and Grayson singing, snoring, and playing), as part of a video series for our… 22 more words


Cake 54

A fellow Army wife and repeat supporter of One Cake Closer sent me a text asking if I could make 75 cookies for her son. Her son was having his senior recital at The South Carolina Governors School for the Arts in Greenville. 217 more words


"Our voices have been silenced. And it's not doing us any good."

A brilliant and moving TEDx talk by Australian singer and social entrepreneur, Tania de Jong AM on how voice makes us healthier, happier, and connects us as a community. 438 more words


The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich

Omakayas, which means “Little Frog,” lives with her family on a small island in Lake Superior. When her story begins, it is summer, the time of year when Omakayas’s family builds their birchbark house, makes makazins in anticipation of winter, and scares away the crows from their corn crop. 205 more words


The People I Find: Adoption

Last summer I coordinated a summer camp called EFY. I had the opportunity to meet youth from all over the world. I considered myself lucky to have  met such young and influential people. 1,203 more words

The People And Their Stories

Gotcha Day

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, which everyone knows, but in my house it’s also the anniversary of a special day that was sad and tragic for my daughter, but also exciting and happy for my family. 465 more words

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