People often suggest adoption as an option for those of us who can’t have children for whatever reason. They don’t realize that it’s a long hard process, that some of us don’t want somebody else’s child, and that partners opposed to biological parenthood aren’t likely to want to adopt children either. 560 more words
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Somebody Cares, written by Susan Farber Straus, PhD, and illustrated by Claire Key
The book is subtitled “a guide for kids who have experienced neglect” and the author does an excellent, accurate, and engaging job explaining what a child living in an environment of neglect may be feeling. 306 more words
The great Christmas pie mishap of 2017 was the most wonderful disaster.
On Christmas Eve I was falling behind in Christmas cooking, so I bought a pre-baked pie crust and I prepped the pie filling, deciding I’d finish it off on Christmas morning before heading to Grandma’s for the big meal. 492 more words
The year was 1990, and it was pivotal in Jane Paulson’s life. After spending a decade working as a social worker, she was ready for a career change. 397 more words