a blog about parenting, home daycare, adoption and life in general.
The Journey of Adoption

The Home Study

This post is LONG overdue!  Our Home Study, a necessary prerequisite for our approval for adoption, started in July, and has now been completed.  It's the beginning of November.  If…
DIY Projects

Family Key Tree Project

I found these decorative metal keys while at Micheal's one day, and snatched one of each of the 6 unique designs. I loved the intricate designs and knew I had…
DIY Projects

My First Keurig Hack

It's no secret that I LOVE my coffee.   And yes, I do have both a Tassimo and a Keurig (as well as a Hamilton Brew Station).  I got the Keurig…
Achimok

Priceless

I went to a friend's graduation ceremony today.  Except, it wasn't just any graduation. When the processional of graduates came in accompanied by bagpipes, I joked with the man next…
PRIDE Training

PRIDE: Week #8

At our first week's session, our instructors said that some of our classes may hit close to home and leave us feeling emotionally drained, or even bring up past emotions. …
PRIDE Training

PRIDE Week #7

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This week's class was all about discipline.  We started with figuring out the difference between "discipline" and "punishment". When I think of the word "discipline",…
Momentary Clarity

Rest Assured

15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against wanting to have more and more things. Life is not made up of how much a person has.”…