This past Tuesday at 1pm, a judge made the decision as to whether Goldilocks, the three-year old cutie patootie we have been fostering should return home to her family or continue to grace us with her presence a little while longer. Days before, while sitting alone and thinking about the upcoming court date, I asked… Continue reading Does She Stay or Go Home?
"She's not mine." That is my immediate thought and sometimes my words whenever someone compliments her soft blond curls, beautiful brown eyes, or adorable personality. I hate thinking it and I hate saying it, but I also hate smiling and pretending that any part of her belongs to me. My husband and I have been… Continue reading She’s Not Mine
If you have been reading this blog for very long then it should be no secret that I strongly believe in the power of your words (check out my post, "I'm Never Going to be a Mother!") In fact, one of my favorite books is "Change Your Words Change Your Life" by Joyce Meyer. Furthermore,… Continue reading Infertility Chronicles: Giving Your Body the Pep Talk It Needs
It's been one long week since I received the phone call that jolted me out of bed and had me driving like a maniac to my Grandma's house. It's been one long week since I watched the helicopter life flight her to the emergency room. It's been one long week since I started staying up… Continue reading It’s Been One Long Week
I know what today is...it's Josiah Day. But, this morning I have traded in my party hat, noise maker, and baby back ribs in order to sit next to my Grandma's hospital bedside so that I can stroke her hand, remind her of all the good times we have had together, and tell her how… Continue reading Today is Different