Stuck In Between

Ever have those times where you feel alone and as if you were everyone's last thought?  I kind of go through this type of thinking at random.  It's almost like everyone else's lives just keep going and you're stuck.  Everyone else is spending time with their families and having fun, but you're stuck at home,... Continue Reading →


Steps Four and Five – Can’t Believe This is Finally Happening

If you aren't caught up, we completed Steps Two and Three about a week or so ago.  You can read about it, here. I'm writing this update now, in the moment, before I forget what this feeling feels like.  Moments ago I saw an unknown number on my cell phone while at work.  Usually I... Continue Reading →

Longing to be a Mother

I go through spurts where I am good with life.  Not a care in the world.  But many days I feel empty.  I get jealous of my friends and relatives who have children.  I see the pictures or Facebook statuses about their children, whether it's the chaos the kids are causing or the sweet, funny... Continue Reading →

Getting to Know Christi

Christi is a very dominant, strong-willed person.  She likes things to be in perfect condition and likes structure.  She shows a strong front, but behind this front she is a soft, caring person who is very sensitive.  She doesn't like to fail, and works hard to accomplish any challenge thrown at her.  Her soft spot... Continue Reading →

Getting to Know Jason

Jason is one of the kindest people you will ever meet.  He accepts everyone.  He's very quiet (unless you get him talking about something he's interested in), and very shy.  He gets embarrassed easily.  Jason has a heart of gold and is a very easy going person.  He loves children very much, especially our nieces,... Continue Reading →

National Foster Care Month

In case you didn't already know, May is National Foster Care Month.  Have you ever looked at the statistics of foster children?  It's very heartbreaking. This is an image from 2012 that I got from Here is another image from 2014 that I found at These statistics are eye-opening and very sad.  Our hope... Continue Reading →

Lists and More Lists

I am the type of person who enjoys making lists.  I have always been an organized person.  I always had my movies in alphabetical order, books in alphabetical order, etc.  Everything had its place and purpose.  I create lists about basically everything.  I have a sense of satisfaction when I can cross things off my... Continue Reading →

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