A Letter to My Daughter

Darling Zadey

My Darling Zadey, You are a bright, beautiful little girl. At just 7 years old, you have the world at your fingertips and a lifetime to enjoy it. There are so many things that you will encounter this in this world. But, I hope you know… You are smart, and beautiful. And no amount of […]

Caught You Behaving

angel-kid

Since Zadey was a little baby I have said “God must have known I needed an easy one!” And I’m not kidding. I have 9 nieces and nephews. I’ve been “the babysitter” for as long as I can remember. At 14, 15, and 16, I was your go-to girl when you wanted a date night. […]

Adopted vs. Biological Children

parenting

I was told multiple times during my pregnancy with the boys that having biological children is much different than having an adopted child. As an adoptive Mother, and sister of adopted siblings, I was not only horrified but offended by these comments. It made it worse that these comments would come from people who did […]

We Don’t Believe

christmas

In our house, we have a secret… we do not believe in Santa. Nope, not once I have told my little girl that some fat man in a red suit is real. And I’ll be damned if she doesn’t hate me for it. But sorry, I’m not one of those Moms. Now, before you go […]