Monthly Archives: April 2014

It Makes A Difference!

About a year ago we decided to go gluten free.  It really made a difference in how I feel, headaches for Garrett and I, and disappearing belly fat.  It’s been a good change.  The biggest problem became finding a good … Continue reading

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Mind Your Manners

Yesterday I took Vlad to the shoe store to buy him a new pair of tennis shoes for his birthday.  I was standing in line when a woman just cut right in front of me and went to the counter.  … Continue reading

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How a Heart Grows!

I had a call from a good friend of mine today while driving.  We had a conversation about adding more children to your life and how you can possibly love another child as much as you love the one or … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: The Narrow Path

I talked with Yuri this morning via FB message.  Time is dragging for him and he is very down in the dumps.  It’s so hard to help him understand this process and how long it takes to get things done.  … Continue reading

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Good-bye Ex-Friend

I was reminded today why I don’t much like “churchy-preachy” Christians.  I know that sounds harsh but today brought back bad memories of “holier than thou” and why we don’t go to church anymore. I had the gall to post … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Ten!

A funny thing happens on the way to your future.  A future you have all planned out nice and neat.  I’m going to have a husband and two children and have a nicely packaged life.  I’m sure Yahweh is sitting … Continue reading

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I Miss My Children

Imagine having one of your children spending the night with a friend.  Maybe it’s a nice night off for you.  Maybe you worry, what are they doing?  Are they safe?  Are they eating right?  Imagine having one of your children … Continue reading

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If God Wanted You to Adopt You Would Already Have the Money

I’m sure the person that posted this comment to me didn’t mean it to hurt.  I’m sure that somewhere in their heart they believe what they said.  Because they used “God” I’m assuming they are Christian.  Maybe I’m wrong.  I’m … Continue reading

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Adopting Again – Why?

Over the past few days I’ve gotten a lot of questions about our upcoming adoption.  Questions like why are you doing it again?  I wrote out this letter a while ago to address such questions. The short answer is because … Continue reading

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