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Understanding Adoption Begins With The Sound A Pig Makes

The wind was biting that January as I hurried into the security of the courthouse. This day took nearly two days to happen. On this day the court granted my nephew my same last name and announced him a legal and permanent part of my family. 1,357 more words


A Shift in Focus

It’s been a long time since I wrote for myself. Lately I’ve been writing all of these posts to my daughter, which she will likely never read, because I wanted to get out all of the thoughts in my head. 502 more words


Gotcha Day for me and my Rescue Dog, Bear!

“Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” – Karen Davison

A year ago today, I brought this beautiful angel home with me for the first time. 458 more words


A Rowdy Boy Almost Made Her Quit Teaching. Then He Became Her Son

By Ryan Prior, CNN

(CNN) — Fourth-grader Jerome Robinson was the bane of his young teacher’s career.

“At certain points, his behavior got so bad,” Chelsea Haley said, “I thought, ‘I can’t do this anymore. 614 more words


Protecting our Kids from Danger

Protecting our kids from danger has rightfully been a major topic of discussion for the week. I will get to that, but figured we’d ease into things on a lighter note. 1,026 more words


Today is our six year wedding anniversary. I can’t believe time has flown by so quickly. We celebrated today in the most amazing way… We attended our first class through our adoption agency! 353 more words


A Letter to Those I Love

I’m so sorry that my pain causes you pain. If I could suffer and torture in silence then I would, for I feel no worth in myself but a huge responsibility towards you. 345 more words