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2015 Update

Well, I’m embarrassed by how long it has been since we have updated the blog.  I’ve had the need to write an update in the back of my mind for a long time, but somehow managed to neglect this for the past year.   490 more words


Progress on the Adoption Front

I expected my second adoption to be typical. That’s why I set forth the plan to post an update each Thursday. The process began so long ago I can’t find my initial post. 325 more words


"When wuz you pregnant wit her?"

I’m a “pink” foster mama.  Baby Girl is our precious dark chocolate 2 year-old princess.  We have had her in our home since she was 6 months old and she hasn’t known anyone else, but us as “her family,” since that time.   501 more words

Foster Care

A Week at Home

There is nothing more wonderful than a day at home with no place to go!

I treasure these sort of “stay at home” days,

probably because they are such a rare occurrence. 1,242 more words

I Wanted To Hate Her

Doctors said she couldn’t conceive. Her and her husband had both told me what they had tried to have children of their own. Adoption for them, at this poibt, was the only was to make their family complete. 301 more words

The Failing Industry of Dog Training: I'm Sorry Willie

A friend recently shared an article with me in which this blog gets a mention. They say that any PR is good PR but all this article does is make me sad, and to be lumped in with other “quick fixes” for what is a tragic issue, makes me even sadder. 246 more words

Helping Fearful Dogs

An Open Letter to Representative John Lewis

Representative Lewis,

I am writing to you in regards to the recent undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress concerning the shocking practices of Planned Parenthood. 412 more words