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1 funny story and 1 realization 

Ok first for the funny story. So Joel and I aren’t super lovey dovey romantic all the time. I mean we love each other and the kids know but not big into romantic gestures. 178 more words


from outside the bedroom door: what progress sounds like

Tonight, when I left the twins’ room after tucking them in bed, I stood at the door and listened for a while to the little voices calling out, “I love you mama” repeatedly in tones that were too sweet to adequately convey in written words. 360 more words


The Surprises of Being a Foster Parent

When you become a foster parent, you are prepared for the big changes, but it’s the little things that can really surprise you.  Why weren’t these silly-but-true gems covered during foster care training? 1,899 more words

Thinking About Adoption This Year? Be Sure To Get Your Tax Credits!

Adoption is a great option for people who want to have children. However, the process to adopt a child can be extremely expensive which often deters people from taking on the process. 915 more words


10 easy ways to practise self-care

Frazzled? Not much time or cash? Here are ten ways to fit in a little burst of self-care this week. (These ideas won’t change the world, but they’ll give you a dose of sanity for half an hour.) 369 more words



Being out on the field changes you.. So grateful for the Maker of Heaven and Earth who continues to mould me and make me His..  462 more words


Not Who I am, But Who Will I Become?

I’ve learned a lot about my past in recent months. It’s late at night, and I’m thinking about them again. I’m tired. I’m so tired. I had to scribble again. 806 more words