Dear Dominic, I was so excited to pick you up from school today. All day long, I thought about the adorable outfit you picked out to wear and I couldn’t believe I didn’t get a picture. You have the best sense of style, you are seriously so cool. I was hoping and praying you still […] Read the whole post!
It’s been a long, hard day. In fact, it’s been a long, hard several days. Maybe even weeks. And when it gets like this, those small tender mercies can be hard to notice. Oh there’s happiness mixed in between of course, but with Hubbalicious working such long hours at the shop because we’re short-staffed right […] Read the whole post!
Recently, I sort of half announced in a not very exciting way, that Hubbalicious and I are back on the adoption list, hoping to adopt, and grow our family one last time. I guess if I’m being honest, I would have to admit that throwing it in there at the end in a haphazardly way […] Read the whole post!
5 years ago, when Hubbalicious and I decided to embark upon an adoption journey, we had no idea what our future held. We knew we wanted a family, but that’s about as far as it went. Boy, Girl, Black, White, Smurf, California Raisin… we didn’t even care enough to put thought into it. All we […] Read the whole post!
When I was young, and dreaming of my someday family – adoption was not in the forefront of my mind. I always admired the concept, but to me it was just so … exotic. It didn’t seem like something you could actually do. And of course, it never crossed my mind that I might not […] Read the whole post!
When it comes to parenting, I’m constantly amazed at the things that come out of my mouth. Nothing surprises me anymore. Once upon a time, hearing myself say the sentence: “Dominic, please don’t eat whatever bug you just picked up” would surprise me and kinda make me chuckle. I remember the first time I said that, thinking… […] Read the whole post!