Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kindergarten Journaling

Journaling is a normal part of homeschooling for us. Whenever we go out, the girls jokingly ask (ok, maybe they are more serious than joking but…), “Are we going to have to journal about this?” We journal about trips, slumber … Continue reading

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Laying it Down

I got an email from a friend, a good friend. Not the kind that makes you feel wonderful and brings good times shared to mind. It was more of a punch in the gut, mouth-dropping type email. The kind that … Continue reading

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A Response to Adoption Critics

I read a lot of, probably too many, adoption-issue blogs. I read from adoptive moms and get instruction and encouragement. I read from adult adoptees and gain insight to possible future struggles. And then I read the comments. Oh, those … Continue reading

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The Other Mommy

The questions are constant. “Was I in your tummy? Did I sleep with you when I was a baby? Did you hold me like this (cradles arms to hold invisible baby) and rock me when I was your little baby? … Continue reading

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January Challenge

January seems like a great time to start something new. I’m not talking about a resolution that’s forgotten next week. No, this is more along the lines of forming new and better habits that are life changing and long-lasting. Just … Continue reading

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