Category: family

And then there were EIGHT!?!?

And then there were EIGHT!?!?

So much has happened this year! My family has doubled unexpectedly (among other things) so I’m setting new blogging goals! Say a prayer, wish me luck, and sacrifice a chicken under the light of a full moon that this is one goal I’ll be able to stick to!

Posted October 29, 2019 by Jess C. in about me, family, foster care, Note to Self / 0 Comments
My StoryCorps interview with my daddy

My StoryCorps interview with my daddy

Back in October, I was able to participate in StoryCorps and interview my father. If you haven’t heard of StoryCorps, or don’t know what it is, you can watch the short video below. Also, visit their website at www.storycorps.org to learn more. Here’s a short snippet from their About page: StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve […]

Posted December 6, 2018 by Jess C. in family / 0 Comments
Our Life will NEVER be the Same.

Our Life will NEVER be the Same.

After almost an entire year, our first foster placement left yesterday. We knew it was going to be hard, but knowing something in the abstract and actually experiencing it are never the same thing – NOTHING can prepare a heart for this…

Posted November 17, 2018 by Jess C. in family, foster care / 8 Comments
Father Found, Identity Now Missing.

Father Found, Identity Now Missing.

A few years ago, my mom found out that her father wasn’t her father.   She and my uncle had taken a DNA test and it turned out he was her half-brother. The relationship between my mom and grandma was already strained, so this bomb basically destroyed what little bit of communication still existed between them. […]

Posted April 27, 2017 by Jess C. in about me, family, identity crisis / 0 Comments
The Anger Management Experiment

The Anger Management Experiment

In general, I’m a pretty quite person.   One of my best friend’s uncle nicknamed me “Mousy” because I’m too little and too quite. I can spend an entire day not speaking to another living soul and be completely happy and content.  (Truthfully, I could do this for days and get a lot of reading, […]

Posted July 16, 2016 by Jess C. in family, humor, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Note to Self: You're failing miserably at…

So I basically suck at blogging. If you found this blog when I started it last summer, then you may have noticed that I went from posting almost daily to  being almost eerily silent.  You may have also noticed that I’ve occasionally changed a background or something, but haven’t bothered to even post a quick “hey […]