An old boyfriend of mine is dead. He died almost a month ago. We were together for, I don't know, 2 or 3 years. And a good portion of it was awful. I debated whether is was ok to write about this but then I remembered that it's my story, too. He wasn't very nice … Continue reading Death Of Someone I Used To Know
Sometimes, you get an opportunity to really be there for people. Sometimes, in the midst of a sad moment, you can provide comfort. Sometimes, I live for those moments. I'm a petsitter. I'm the one that steps in when the owners can not. That's usually because they are going to go somewhere fun. But, sometimes, … Continue reading Helping People Through Petsitting
Of all my kids, my youngest son is definitely the most mentally exhausting. He’s a genius in my humble opinion and depending on the day he’ll use his powers for good or evil. Well, not evil. He’ll use his powers for good or slack. No matter how many times I tell him not to bring … Continue reading My Son Doesn’t Listen But I Don’t Care
I used to get so upset when people would prefer to my foster care adopted kids' biological mother as their mom; as evidenced by the many adoption blog and facebook posts, over the years. But, as time moved on, it has bothered me less and less. This is probably partly because it happens less since … Continue reading I’m Not The Biological Mom And That’s Ok
What is love? Why do some have it and some can't seem to figure it out? Man, I don't know. But, in honor of Valentine's Day, I decided to do a round-up post about love and relationships! I don't know any love "experts" to ask but I do know a lot of people who have … Continue reading Love And Relationships:What We Wish We Knew
My 13 year old epitomizes the term "heavy sleeper." The worst part of my day has always been any time that I have to wake him up. Homeschool definitely makes that part easier because I can try to let him wake up naturally. Not always, though, because he has been known to sleep all day. … Continue reading I Hate Waking My Son Up
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
Why don't people want to adopt teenagers? Is it because my teenager got mad at me several times the other day for reasons that didn't seem reasonable to me (but obviously to him)? Is it because they come with memories and issues and firmly established personalities? Is it because it's harder to entertain them? Is it because they … Continue reading You Don’t Have To Be Perfect To Adopt A Teenager. Got That Covered.