Family, Foster Parenting

Top 10s Reason Why My Mom is Better Than Yours….

Here's the thing about my mother.  She's enviable.  Honestly, enviable.  She's the type of mom we want to be.  She's the type of mom other people think, oh that would be nice.  She's awesome. And here are the 10 reasons why she's amazing for me: 10.  She had 6 kids.  She loves as all individually.… Continue reading Top 10s Reason Why My Mom is Better Than Yours….

Foster Parenting

This is my 100th post.

What the front door?~! There should be bells and whistles.  And chocolate and Dr. Pepper.  I'll take care of the last two for me. You're on your own. But here's an image to get you on your way. In honor of this post, I thought I'd ignore the whole foster parenting doo-dah and give my own book… Continue reading This is my 100th post.

Family, Foster Parenting, Mina, These Lying Eyes, Vancouver/ Portland

The Crazy Train

Here's the thing about the mass, mound, bunch, lot, assemblage, mess, pack, and swarm of crazy ruling my life.  It's too much.  It's just too much.  Somehow I haven't yet collapsed.  My mom and I have a no break-downs pact.  Here's what I have going: 1) My FiestyPants and BoyBlue are being transitioned home to… Continue reading The Crazy Train

Family, Foster Parenting, These Lying Eyes


I'm going to start by saying that I know this is stupid to say.  But truthfully, I'm kinda getting bored with Huck's adventures. I think it's partially that I'm just really tired right now.  Plus if there were ever a novel about foster parenting this is it.  And I'm kind of emotionally exhausted, so maybe… Continue reading Sacrilege…