Lack of Summer Plans

I do hate it when plans fall apart. So lets just say I signed both girls up for Camp ARC. Yep the special needs camp. At the beginning of the week I get all the stuff back telling me they are at capacity and are not accepting more campers. I am fit to be tied... Continue Reading →

Doing the Right Thing

I would say hands down the worst part of being an adult is when you have to do something because it is the right thing to do, even when you don't want to do it. Well that was today so let me explain. The Littles live with their maternal grandfather. Their paternal grandfather died unexpectedly... Continue Reading →

BBQ with M1 and M2’s Aunts

Tomorrow M1 will be 17. Every year since she has come to me she has pitched a world class tantrum fit around the time of her birthday if we ever tried to have a party. So aside from immediate family only, we have only 1 time had a party. Unfortunately, because of her actions at... Continue Reading →

Visiting N’s Birth Family

Today we drove to Boonville to visit N's birth family. A two and a half hour drive through country, country and an occasional pseudo city. We were to meet them at the park and visit for two hours. We coordinated a lunch in advance so the kids on both sides would not be hungry. OMG... Continue Reading →

Happy Un-Mother’s Day

One of my favorite bloggers ABM wrote about the challenges with Mother's Day and I had to agree with most of what she said. Now I have been a Mom for 12 years now, and ┬ájust like the tides of the ocean, waves of emotion come through our home. When I first became a foster... Continue Reading →

Devastating Birth Family News

Wow my head is still spinning. For those that do not know the story, I have known M1 and M2's family for over 16 years. I met M1 when she as 4 months old and was in her biological Aunt's life for a year before that...why does that matter....read on..... I got a phone call... Continue Reading →

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