Antwan has always been competitive. He loves to win and hates to lose. This will benefit him in sports, career, etc. But, it doesn't always make it easy for me.It does, however, make it interesting.Lizzie was struggling with buckling herself into the car seat. I said to the boys as I was loading the groceries … Continue reading With My Kid, Everything’s A Competition!
As we were rushing out the door, the other morning, Antwan asked me why his skin was “brown.” With no time to sit down and have a heart-to-heart, I said “Because you were born that way, your skin is beautiful. Get your backpack.” I made a mental note to come back to it later. If I … Continue reading Mommy, Why Am I Brown?
Before we got back in contact with Patrick, we heard many things; all from the people who adopted him. Among other things, we were told that he’s an undiagnosed sociopath, he has RADD, he has no connection to his adoptive parents, and he’s likely to always be in an institution. After spending a challenging two weeks … Continue reading Christmas With A Full-er House, part 1