Hurtful or Paradigm Shift

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But we have some work to do in our society with this one. Paradigm shift. There is still a stigma associated with adoption particularly foster/adoption. These are children, who through no fault of their own find themselves without parents. They don’t need to be rescued. They don’t need super heroes. They need normal, ordinary, real parents who have love to give. See, no different than biological kids. Continue Reading →

School Is Out!!!

Well we did it. All three kiddos survived their first year in parochial school. And I have to say, Daddy and I didn’t do too bad either. While they love their school, they are excited to be out for the summer. Like most parents, I am busy putting together activities to ensure their little brains don’t turn to mush. Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Campers

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Before meeting my husband, my idea of camping was going to a lodge or cabin equipped with all the comforts of home. While there was some campfire time and perhaps some hiking, the majority of the time was spent in a climate controlled environment with beverages and indoor activities. Since meeting my husband, camping has been more of a mano-a-mano showdown with nature. Let’s just say, we see camping differently. Continue Reading →