Mommy, Our Hair Is Different.

Being the Mom of children of a different race than my own means the random conversations that I have with my kids can be a little different.  This morning was no exception.I was doing Lizzie's hair and she said "My hair is different from yours, Mommy."I said, "Yes, your hair and my hair are a little different.  But, both are pretty."She … Continue reading Mommy, Our Hair Is Different.

Teenagers Need Homes, Too.

This is not my typical blog post,  but when I was asked to share a video and blog post about a family who adopted a teenager from foster care, it was a no-brainer.   Out of the 104,000 children in foster care who are waiting and hoping to be adopted, 33,000 of them are teenagers.  That's a lot.  … Continue reading Teenagers Need Homes, Too.

Mommy, Can We Keep My Brother?

A few days before Patrick was scheduled to leave, Lizzie looked at me, and asked "Are we going to keep Patrick?"I don't even know what I said.  I was too busy emotionally reacting and unsure of what in the world my response should be.Then when I let her know, the night before, that we were … Continue reading Mommy, Can We Keep My Brother?