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It's All Fine...Until It's Not

We had some undesirable behavior today. Somewhat surprisingly, E was not the offender; C was. This is becoming a pattern with him, and his mom and Dude are a little worried. 343 more words


My Daddy

Have you ever heard the song that Brad Paisley sings, He Didn’t Have To Be? That’s my Daddy.  Let me tell you a little about him.  433 more words


Sorry, but this home you live in is not really yours.

Besides being a recent college graduate who is also unemployed, I am also the girlfriend of a wonderful man who has a wonderful son. We three, live under the same roof. 591 more words

step-parent adoptions and nothing else will do

The Court of Appeal in Re P (a child) 2014 considered an appeal from a Judge who refused a step-parent adoption having applied the law (or at least the gloss on the law applied in the last year) 1,222 more words

Case Law


I was going to write a hard-hitting piece about judgement and socioeconomics, but I cannot get my mind off of the little gremlins I spend my days with, the family God is building in my life, and how precious my circumstances are. 557 more words

Important NJ Case On Psychological Parent

I’m detouring from surrogacy to write about an important new decision from New Jersey.   The opinion, issued by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court, … 858 more words