Yesterday, Kaleb was talking about wanting to go to the movies and he mentioned Thor. I, obviously, support the viewing of Thor so I said that maybe we could see it next weekend when Daddy would be off. Anyway, he didn't seem convinced and just said that it would be expensive. That's when I pointed out that the end of the … Continue reading Are You Paid To Have Us?
Over the weekend, the kids and I were on the way to the park to meet some friends. My friends have also adopted through foster care. They have a daughter, but, sadly, just had to say goodbye to her biological twin baby brothers when they were reunited with their birth father. It is not my story to tell, but, suffice … Continue reading Your Mommy Adopted You, Mommy, Just Like Me!
The other night, at dinner, I went around the table, and asked the kids, “What are your goals for the week?” I don’t really know why, but I thought it might be interesting. Kaleb, the ever-humble, said “To be amazing!” William, the slightly insecure, said “To try not to upset Kaleb so much.” This, obviously, … Continue reading My Son Wants To Be Amazing.
Lizzie. I don't write about her a lot. In a way, there's not a lot to say, but, in a way, there is. It's just that, I don't think that people come to my blog to read about how totally awesome I think my five year old is. I really do, by the way. But, … Continue reading Moving Past The Past
This was a significant Christmas. This was our first Christmas as a family of six. Kaleb was with us last year, but he was visiting. He was on his best behavior. And, even though, we were trying to treat him like a member of the family. And, he was acting like he was a member of … Continue reading Our First Christmas Together
I wrote this blog right after Thanksgiving, but, for some reason, never posted it. And, since one of my resolutions, this year, is to be more patient, I thought I'd slip it. in. :)I hate it when I yell at my kids. I know that I'm not the only mother that does it, but I hate it. And, … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be Grumpy Pants.