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I Love the School Year (and so do my kids)!

Don’t get me wrong, I like summer vacation. But we thrive on routine. It’s back to school, and this year I have four kids attending the same school! (All the praise hands). I currently have a kindergartner, third, fourth, and fifth grader — and they all love school. Just like me, they like knowing exactly how the […]

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From Foster to Forever :: An interview on the adoption process

The number one goal in foster care is reunification with the birth parents or a family member; however, there are some cases when this doesn’t happen. Some kids come into care, and it’s already known they will need a pre-adoptive home. All efforts have been made to keep them with family, but sadly it didn’t […]

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Our Adoption Story :: Part 1

November is National Adoption Awareness month.  This month is special to me because I love having an opportunity to tell about how adoption has touched our family, and it is completely fitting that it is also the month we stop and give thanks. Our adoption story really began about 16 years ago.  My now-husband and […]

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5 kids

5 Things about 5 Kids

A little list about things I hear, and things I think about having 5 kids! Yes, they’re all mine.  You would not believe the number of times that my husband and/or I get this question when we are alone with all 5 kids in public. Heck, we get this question just being with the 3 younger kids, […]

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