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"But They Don't Look Like You": Adventures in Explaining our Mulitcolored Family


I am a white mamma. I am blindingly, florescently, practically translucent in my white skin. I have to wear SPF all year round, and I apply 70 in the summer. 618 more words


When your heart shifts...

So, here we go, flying through yet another week.  This week has been good.  Enjoyable.  Maybe even a bit back to normal! Well, I am not sure we will have a real normal for a while, but normal for now.   652 more words

Foster To Adopt

September 23, 2014

On September 16th, we signed release paperwork for the girls.  The girls were practicing their signature Monday night to make sure they were ready to sign their new names. 430 more words

Adoption Is Love

September 17, 2014

I know I am long overdue for an update.  Sorry to keep you waiting.  As I’m sure you can imagine, it’s been busy around here. 992 more words

Adoption Is Love

July 23, 2014

Things are hopping around here friends.

July 2nd the 30 day appeal period expired with no registered appeal.  We are cleared to move toward finalizing the girls’ adoption!!   387 more words

Adoption Is Love

June 21, 2014

On June 5th, our family left for our first long distance road trip – GA to NYC for my Dad’s wedding.  I was a little nervous about the “are we there yets” and “I have to gos,” but it turns out that the girls are good at road trips.   404 more words

Adoption Is Love

May 21, 2014

SOO much has happened since our last update.  I love my sweet girls. They do or say something everyday that makes me say, “Awww” or “Wow, they’re way too smart.” or “They’re so mine!” 520 more words

Adoption Is Love