In just a few days, it will be 2 years and 6 months since Blake died. I will never stop saying that I can’t believe SMA came into our lives and stole my perfect girl. All the time we ask ourselves why this happened? Why her? Why our family? My big girl has been asking… Continue reading It’s a lot
It’s been a bit since I did an update on our Baby E and you’ve been asking! This sweet girl is 4 months old now and it’s hard to believe she has been with us that long. She reeeeeally likes to be held, all the time. It took a couple months but now baths have… Continue reading Baby E
I was scrolling through Facebook the other night, which I do too often, when I saw a quote that someone shared. It was shared in a foster/adoption group so the reference was clearly to children. Before my rant, I want to mention that I don’t think that’s what this quote was intended for originally. I also… Continue reading You can’t replace
Last night I was putting Kenley to bed when she told me that she wishes Blake was here for Christmas. She said, “I think we should get Blakey a present. What do you think about that?” After more discussion about Blakey not being able to play with something that we get for her, we settled… Continue reading Giving Tuesday
My sweet friend told me recently, “I think you’re just better at being a mom than I am. You make it look so easy.” Here’s the deal: I think we all suffer a little bit from highlighting the happy or good looking times on social media. I don’t know about you, but I’m not super… Continue reading My secret
I brought my laptop along this vacation. I had big ideas of writing as often as I wanted out on the deck in the Hawaiian breeze. All by myself. Well, this is our last night and I’m finally sitting out here with all three girls. One in my lap and the other two playing with… Continue reading Changes?
You guys have been asking about how transitioning to a foster family is going. In short: it’s going really well. I’ve become a master with paperwork and appointments. Many visits to and from the doctor, social worker, CASA (court appointed special advocate), education coordinators, nutrition and more have been happening. We are back to the… Continue reading Foster life