Grief and Loss

We had our last of our core training this past weekend for our adoption. We covered a lot of information and watched a video entitled Adoption, We Can Do Better, which was broken… Continue reading

Self Esteem

As a mom I have learned not to base my self esteem on what my kids say. Sometimes they say things that are great and other times not so great (although usually pretty… Continue reading


We all grow up with the saying that “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”. And while it all sounds nice and cute, it’s really not true… Continue reading

Home Studied

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… Continue reading

Humble Pjs

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… Continue reading

Being a Mommy

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… Continue reading


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… Continue reading

Mommy next year….

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… Continue reading

Tiny Tyke T Ball

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.… Continue reading

Little Hands

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… Continue reading

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