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Met Danny Today

Sunday, January 25, 2015      7 comments

So we found out Thursday (as my previous blog mentioned) that the judge--after much deliberation--granted the change of placement for Danny (our soon-to-be foster son) to come live with us! That meant we made plans to go down this weekend a... Read more

We Find Out Thursday

Saturday, January 17, 2015      9 comments

We got an e-mail a couple days ago letting us know the Change of Placement hearing for the oldest little boy (of the sibling group of 3) we want to foster/adopt is this coming Thursday, the 22nd. That's when the judge decides if she'll let him ... Read more

Changes Here and There

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      3 comments

It occurs to me that lately my blogs have included little information on my health and lots of information on other aspects of life. Not a bad thing, but I am trying to have some balance here. I resolved this year NOT to burden myself with... Read more

An Important Phone Call

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      5 comments

On Monday, while in the IKEA parking lot, ready to go into the store for the first time, my cell phone rang. It was our adoption worker, so we all hung out in the car for a few minutes so I could take the call in relative quiet. She proceeded ... Read more

Getting Ready

Monday, December 22, 2014      2 comments

Oh, if only thinking about things would make them get done! I've been meaning to sort through and make sure I bought an even amount of gifts for my kids and double check that I have a gift for everyone else I was supposed to buy for…Ummm, yeah... Read more

Snow Much Fun to be in NW Wisconsin!!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014      4 comments

LOL…I couldn't help myself. I've spent hours shoving the last couple days due to our first snow of the season deciding to be a downfall of over a foot! My back is not in love with me right now but the driveway is done! Hallelujah! On the up... Read more

A Broken Leg and More

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      7 comments

Well, I have little time so I'll type fast and tell what I can… My son broke his tibia and fibula (both bones of the lower leg) at football practice almost 2 weeks ago and for the first week, it took over our lives. We spent the first few ... Read more

Keeping Busy

Tuesday, September 30, 2014      2 comments

Adoption: There is literally NOTHING to tell on this front. We continue to submit our home study and have not heard back from any submissions recently. Kids: My kids are often on the go. The oldest is still in football and, while I enjo... Read more

Latest Adventures

Monday, August 25, 2014      2 comments

Well, some of you already know, but I decided to become an Independent Thirty-One Consultant. I'm pretty excited about it because I get to let people know about Thirty-One products who've never heard of it before and the more I get to share, th... Read more

Wish I Had Less to Tell

Thursday, August 14, 2014      3 comments

I'm going to keep this relatively brief but want to vent and update a bit… We were all ready to head to church this past Sunday. My DH goes out to the van and it's dead. Nothing, not even a click. We tried not to stress about it, pushed ... Read more

We Shall See...

Friday, August 08, 2014      4 comments

We had our child presentation meeting for the 2 boys we're being considered for as adoptive parents and it went well. No word yet on whether it's gonna happen. The boys have a fair amount of needs and we want to make sure we are the right fit ... Read more

Proud Mama of 2 Drama Queens

Saturday, July 19, 2014      4 comments

My beautiful daughters were in a play at school this past weekend with a company that comes in and helps schools put together summer plays. My girls did an EXCELLENT job and made me laugh and enjoy the show. I couldn't be prouder of their tale... Read more

Looking Forward to...

Thursday, July 10, 2014      4 comments

..making progress. I have gotten my food more under control most days but it is still not what it should be. I'm more maintaining than anything. That'd be great if that was my aim, but it's not. I'll keep plugging away and baby stepping ... Read more


Tuesday, July 08, 2014      5 comments

That's me. Mayor of Impatientville. I've been battling a mild cough and lost voice for 2 1/2 weeks with no improvement in sight. Of course, I haven't exactly been resting and trying to recuperate like I know I should. I'm Soooooo done ... Read more

Taking it All in Stride

Monday, June 30, 2014      3 comments

So long story short, we did NOT get placement of the little guy we met about last week. It turns out they went with the other family who has no kids in the home and they felt it would be better for the little guy to get all the attention for a ... Read more

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