Back story…when I met my husband he was already in the military. I knew that if we married there would be sacrifices that I would have to make in order for him to focus on the very difficult job he had to perform. I am not sure if I really knew what I was getting… Read More Facing Life’s Difficult Choices
In the United States, the forth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving. The last few years have brought a multitude of different thoughts on whether we should still be celebrating a day that some believe started the subjugating of an entire race of people. While I think there is validity in these arguments I want to… Read More Thanksgiving Thoughts
My daughter and I had a discussion the other day and she told me there was something she wanted to do at school but had been too afraid to ask. We talked about why she had been afraid to ask and what she thought would happen if she did ask. I tried to explain to… Read More Just ask…
We all have moments when we feel like we are just not enough. We don’t feel like good enough parents, spouses, co-workers, friends. I know this has been going on since the dawn of time but with the advent of social media, things seems to be getting worse by the day. Let’s say you go… Read More Will We Ever Be Enough?
Friday, August 31, 2018 was the day we have been waiting for for a year and a half. We were able to finalize the adoption hearing for our daughter and finally became a true, legal family. Father-in-law Jim, Mother-in-law Mary, Aurora, Judge S., me and my husband, Richard. When taking in a child through the… Read More Finally….Adoption Day!