Four years ago, my daughter who was our foster princess at the time, came into the kitchen and asked if she could cook dinner with me. She had her own pots and pans from her play kitchen and even her "pretend" food to cook with. It truly was the cutest. But at one point while… Continue reading Have You Stopped Believing All Things Are Possible?
Infertility and foster care: How do they combine? This is a question I often asked myself when I was trudging through the waters as a foster parent, and even more so now that we have adopted. It's a clash of both worlds that have been hard to navigate and feel my way through. Together, both… Continue reading Infertility and Foster Care: The Clash of Both Worlds
On this day, five years ago, a 34 inch tall cutie patootie with the softest blonde curls stepped foot into my home. For nearly 1,273 days she shared my love and home until she began to share my last name. I'll never forget that day. Much like I will never forget the moment the judge… Continue reading The Tickle Only Her Biological Momma Can Give
"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