I am a wife, mommy, and ER doctor, sometimes all at once and sometimes one at a time.
Quick update-We had our two home study visits this week. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I think definitely someone stricter and not personal with a checklist and unapproving glances with everything we said. Instead we were blessed with a wonderful social worker who has adopted three of her own children and had […]More
Parenting is humbling. Its beyond humbling actually. I can read books, think through solutions to problems, pray, talk with others, and come up with good plans, but sometimes despite all of that, everything falls apart. Last night was a prime example. Lately Leighton has been taking FOREVER to get his PJs on between bath time […]More
It’s hard to believe that it has been 4 years today since I first became a mommy. It has been an amazing journey and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I’m one of those that has loved each different stage that he has gone through, each has had their unique challenges but so much joy […]More
Maybe I should actually name this post “lack of control”. I think the issue of control has been one of the harder issues for me with this adoption process. When I was pregnant with both the boys I was super vigilant about what I ate, what I was exposed to, getting exercise (I ran all […]More
We recently got to spend a few days in Glenwood Srings, Colorado. My husband’s cousin had a wedding in Grand Junction that we went to and on the way back we stopped for a couple of days. This trip was the first time Leighton was old enough to remember staying in a hotel. He thought […]More
One of my favorite things about being a mom is watching my boys develope into their own little people. I love seeing them experience and try new things and develop likes and dislikes. I don’t want to be running from activity to activity and never having family time, but I also want them to see […]More
I’ve been washing windows around the house lately, a few every week or so, and inevitably it rains right after I wash them and they go back to looking just like they did before. However I came across the window in my youngest son’s bedroom and saw two perfectly formed handprints and I couldn’t bring […]More