Category: Adoption

Just A Normal Girl

Breathless

I haven’t blogged in over a year, partly because there are other things vying for my time, but a bigger reason is the vulnerability that it brings, mainly from those that I know read and meet my words with criticism and judgment. That somehow in my wrestling through the ebbs and flow of life, that they…
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A Bittersweet Mother’s Day

In 2007 my view of Mother’s Day changed. It turned from a day that I would celebrate my mom, and take the time to pick out flowers or the typical mom frame, into a day of loss and emptiness. It was a reminder of the child whose life was cut so short, and that wasn’t…
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A Mother Load of a Week

This has not been one of my favorite weeks by far. I can’t remember the last time I cried so many tears, was so angry, and so broken all at the same time. I’ve cried when I get text messages, to the random lady at Costco. I’ve hugged my kids longer, yelled out of frustration,…
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