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So Much More Than A Halloween Costume

Halloween costumes have taken on a whole new level of complexity. Some call it political correctness, or over-sensitivity: just lighten up. I admit to being puzzled about where to draw the line. 695 more words

Adoptees

My Open Letter to the Two Gay Dads, Parents to One of the Most Special Boys in the World

It all started with a haircut. Chad, a 22 year old young man, not out about his sexuality, got into Wayne’s chair at a salon. After discovering a sincere enjoyment of each other, they went on a date a week later. 1,715 more words

Family

After Saying "No" to Your Halloween-Candy-Begging Kids, Try This

Dear, dear parents,

You’re probably running around like chickens with their heads cut off…trying to make your child’s Halloween costume come together. I remember those days and thank God that I’m a Mimi now. 359 more words

Adoptive Parents

Hey DCS … Show Us The Plan!

It’s been a few months since all the politicians and bureaucrats got together for their photo op with the governor to tell us all that they have solved the problem of foster care for Arizona. 530 more words

Let the child be the witness

Things have been more stressful than usual lately in a house that is literally splitting open as the occupants grow in size and number.  Baby number four came to us in early March, 2014, and the already barely manageable five people-to-one bathroom ratio has capsized.   1,839 more words

Families

Finally, Finalization! Our Forever Family Day

We had our finalization yesterday! We are legally and forever a family! We were lucky enough that we were approved for a telephone hearing so we didn’t have to fly back down to Florida. 288 more words