When you travel around the world to bring home a foreign, special needs child and make her a part of your family you might have a run in (or two) with law enforcement officers. Our first encounter occurred when our precious used her sister’s cell phone to make an emergency call. This is when we… Continue reading The Cop
In this house, there’s no such thing as too much screen time. Television is helping our daughter to get a better grasp on what actually happens in the world. Not in terms of world affairs or political news, but in the whats and whys of every day, ordinary life development and societal living. If Someone… Continue reading No such thing as too much screen time…in this house
I wrote this post on August 16, 2017. It’s time to publish as we prepare for the days ahead. I’m sitting next to our daughter as she plods through her school assignments for the day. She prefers to do her work at the breakfast table, right smack in the center of our home, where she is… Continue reading A look at her two worlds
When we first stepped into the adoption program, we had a clear idea of the children we hoped to add to our family. We began the process in 2012 and chose the Ethiopia program for a few reasons. Children with HIV or who lived in the fallout of Aids, having lost their family because of… Continue reading How we knew SHE was the one
There are days when my emotions bleed all over the place. I guess we balance each other out, our girl and I. She with her difficulties in expressing emotion, me with an inability to stifle mine. First, the remarkable: A few nights ago I received a text from my cousin. She’s the beaut on my… Continue reading A new post and I don’t know what to title it
Written August 16, 2017 for later publishing. Whatever you do, don’t talk about Jesus anymore. We don’t want to hear it. Nobody wants to hear about him. You insult us with your Jesus. You can talk about God. Sure, sure. You can tell us how you pray. You can chant, meditate and even levitate if you… Continue reading Ew. Not THAT name.
Yesterday, I introduced you to Lilly Singh. Likely, I didn’t, but let me believe I did and you weren’t all holding out on me. I’m digging her book which I mentioned here. I’m on chapter 42 where she gives ideas on how to create a BAWSE environment. She suggested changing the ring tone to your… Continue reading Change your tone and change it now. CRACKING ME UP!