Tough Conversations and Lessons

Honestly, I've been working on this post for some two plus weeks. Every time I think I'm close to finishing it, another incident hits the news. I hate exposing the world in these ways to my young children. I despise having to show the ugliness and it's likely impact on them. I also know I … Continue reading Tough Conversations and Lessons

The Adventure I Never Wanted

March 18, 2020 set in motion a series of events that had me fumbling on hands and knees down uncharted territory. Our Dragon's school closed one day before spring break and she would not return. Our Monkey would also not return after this day. My husband and I had been waiting cautiously to see what … Continue reading The Adventure I Never Wanted

Parenting as an Adoptee

Writing on this topic has weighed on my mind for a bit and putting all my swimming thoughts and emotions into words has felt out of reach. Becoming a mother is what drove me further on my journey so it should be expected that this process would affect my approach and experiences with parenting. Parenting … Continue reading Parenting as an Adoptee