• does anyone know how hard this is?

    oh, i know some of you who read do.  but the people around me, the people directly around me, my family and friends-they have no idea.  i’ve been reading  twenty things adopted kids wish their adoptive parents knew by sherrie eldridge and it’s putting into words things i feel, things my kids feel.  it’s giving me insight into their minds, into their hearts.  it’s helping me understand things they are unable to verbally express.  i have heard mixed reviews of this book, some people like it, some people don’t.  if you’ve read it, i’d love your opinion.  anyway, somethings really jumped out at me after wilbur’s break down last week. …

  • a three hour conversation

    our senior pastor is on the board at our local children’s services agency and when their usual Easter basket supplier stepped down, he stepped up and volunteered our church.  many gladly participated, including our family.  we chose to do three baskets, since we have three kids.  and we also chose to make baskets for teenagers because i am sure most people think it’s much more fun to make baskets for babies and toddlers.  i understand, and in some ways agree.  but, i didn’t want the teens left out. when we signed up for the baskets, we explained it to the kids and we’ve talked about it some over the past…

  • it's been a month

    and some have wondered where we’ve been.  we’re still here!  we’ve been really busy.  and now that it’s been a month, i’m not sure what all to write about. i’ll get you updated somehow, i promise.  maybe i’ll work on that tonight.  thanks for wondering about us!