hope springs forth: it is good

I woke up to a toddler in fuzzy footie PJs lying on top of me, and rolled over to meet¬†my other son’s¬†little brown¬†toes aiming for my face. Throughout¬†the night, we managed to attract a two-year-old, a four-year-old, and an over-weight dog under the covers of our queen bed. This morning, as I collected morning kisses […]

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play with your kids

Parenthood¬†is a straight-up adventure. These¬†imaginative little boys of mine take me on wild rides all the time. And while there are certainly times when I want to tuck-and-roll, most of my motherhood moments are magical. My heart swells when I¬†see them slay dragons and fight fires and tackle monsters. Sometimes I have to remember to¬†toss […]

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when parenting is hard

As soon as you set off on the adoption¬†journey¬†, as you start walking down the path of pregnancy — you realize something. Your little one isn’t here yet, but this parenting thing? It’s already hard and there’s no map to get you were you need to go. The path of parenthood is¬†amazing and beautiful and […]

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