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 http://www.storycorps.org to learn more. Here's a short snippet from their About page: StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve... Continue Reading →
We're coming up on the end of 2018 and I've been thinking a lot about all that's happened this year... My oldest daughter graduated from high school in May and went away to university in August. My youngest daughter moved in with her father in August. My husband and I had our first foster placement... Continue Reading →
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...
Fostering is Easy. My husband and I began our adventure into the crazy world that is the foster care system the end of last year. We received our first placement - a sibling set of newborn twins and a 1 year old - on December 1, 2017. A friend of mine came over about a month... Continue Reading →
Now that my girls are older, I rarely get the opportunity to read children's books. Okay, that's a lie... Image found on Flickr, Linda JordonOn occasion (aka not so occasionally), you can find me sitting in my library/sewing/writing/soon-to-be-bed room reading Dr. Seuss -- out loud. (Not sure what it says about me that there's a room in... Continue Reading →