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Nov 22

November 22, 2016

For These Things, I am Truly Grateful!

Many people use the month of November to post each day something they are thankful for.  My “thankful” list could be broken down to cover the 30 days of November and then some!  On top of that, I have multitude of blessing that I’m sure aren’t covered here, though I did try to make my categories broad enough to cover almost everything. So here it is – My annual Thankful List, with a few minor tweeks, just as relevant today as it…

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Aug 27

August 27, 2015

Remembering Our Boys’ Bio Parents

When our girls were 11 and 12, we adopted two brothers who were 13 and 14 at the time.  The boys had lost their mom when they were just babies and their dad about three years before.  One of the priorities I had at that time was to help the boys have fond memories and feelings about their family.  I wanted to make sure they felt like we were an addition to their family, not a replacement.  (They still have…

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Aug 12

August 12, 2015

Jul 3

July 3, 2015

Jun 18

June 18, 2015

Jun 1

June 1, 2015

The Big Black Rocking Chair

When I was a very little girl, my family had a big black rocking chair in our living room.  I don’t remember much about any of the other furniture in our living room from way back then, but I remember that big black rocking chair very well.  When I had a hard time falling asleep my daddy would rock me in that rocking chair and sing songs to me. He would sing Rock-a-Bye Baby, I’m Looking Over a Four Leaf…

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May 7

May 7, 2015

My Guest Post on Holistic Mama – “My Sisters”

My Very First Guest Post  @ Laura over at Holistic Mama is hosting a really fun series called “Celebrating Sisters” in honor of her sister that she lost.  I am honored to have been a guest writer on her blog.  You can check out this fun series and read all of the posts, including my post, “My Sisters” here on her blog –   Please like & share:

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