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Life’s being moving fast lately.

I haven’t had a chance to spend much time on here lately… But there has been so much going on I want to share! 61 more words

Mommy Moments

Jury duty vs. reunification

Aren’t there too many things in life to be stressed about? I understand the glass half full deal, and in fact subscribe to it more often than not. 500 more words

slowly slowly slowly toward goodbye

I watch her roll the ball from her hands. She pushes it with all her tiny strength and it leisurely makes its way down the lane, slowly slowly slowly, and my eyes follow the journey. 189 more words


Return: An Unexpected Weekend Guest

Last Thursday I got a surprise phone call from our former foster care worker. “Would you please consider taking in K. for a few days?” she asked. 756 more words


Why the Superman diaper bag?

We’ve had our foster placement, Shrek, for 3 weeks now.  As every infant tends to do, he grows.  A lot.  And part of our job as his foster parents is to use some state allocated money to buy clothing for him. 296 more words

Fostering Hits And Misses

Becoming a Mom


“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives, do I give to you.  Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.” … 726 more words

Reflections & Studies

Soul Emptying: Dreading Every Minute

When things are going well, you almost forget about it.  In the brightest blue glaze of a surreal sky, frosted with opalescent pink clouds seeming to encapsulate you in their absolute wonder, the sun blinds the shadow and hides away the fear.   653 more words

Foster Parenting