Getting Tough…

I remember there was a time during Edric’s adoption process and wait that I just hit critical mass and just fell apart. There was a lot of other stressors going on at the… Continue reading

At This Time….

And so I’ve come to realize I have been living in a state of “when such and such happens…then I can feel….” And so on. “When I know if we are going to… Continue reading

A Missing Mary…..

So some people do Elf on the Shelf this time of year. We never had. I kind of think the elf is creeping looking. Instead we have a missing Mary. Yes, Mary has… Continue reading

Coppelia’s Christmas PackageĀ 

With Coppelia we aren’t allowed to send monthly packages like we have been for Paxton or like we did for Edric. But in the summer I had asked if I could send a… Continue reading

Oh Christmas Tree…..

The adventures of our trees. Our first few years of marriage we cut down our own tree. It was fun and romantic (and FREEZING) and I was always amazed at how what looked… Continue reading

A Note To My Little Ones…

Dear Paxton and Coppelia-It is hard to believe that a year ago we did not know that you two existed and yet this year my heart is longing and missing you as we… Continue reading

Old McDonald Had A Farm

Or was actually a giant stuffed panda. I’m sure that’s how the song actually goes. At least in our house. Let me explain. We decided that we were going to need a bigger… Continue reading

Paxton’s 11th Package

I mailed Paxton’s 11th package yesterday. Hoping there won’t be too many more. With his case submitted to court that is becoming more and more likely! We got a video a couple of… Continue reading

A Vase of Thanks…

This year during the month of November we have set up a vase with pieces of paper that we write things that we are thankful for and stick in there. We try to… Continue reading

And Then It All Changes…

And so we thought on Wednesday that our prayers had been answered and Coppelia and Paxton would go through court together. We got word late Thursday night that the agency that Coppelia is… Continue reading

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