#MeToo

Well, we have a new placement.  That’s foster parenting lingo for a new child is living with us. This time not so much a child – she is a beautiful, as in model thin and tall with gorgeous skin and features, fifteen year old woman/child, I’ll call her Veronica or V. Wednesday afternoon while doing … More #MeToo

Please, We Aren’t That Stupid (No, Not Another NFL Post)

News flash corporate America – asking me, a consumer and thus your customer, to make a donation to your charity du jour and then shaming me when I chose not to participate in your charity fund raising is not generous. It does not help your standing one iota. Here’s why: you, Mr/Ms CEO/CFO/COO, are not … More Please, We Aren’t That Stupid (No, Not Another NFL Post)

Advice

As you can imagine, I get a lot of solicited and unsolicited advice as a first time mother to an infant.  Most of the time I really appreciated it and know that it comes from a good place.  Some of the advice can feel a little…., hmm, how to put it…, like mom guilt material.  … More Advice

Praying for Parents

We have a baby.  A beautiful, happy, very bouncy little 8 month old girl came to live with us on the last day of May and we could not be happier with our newest addition to our ever changing family.  The first couple of days were the definition of rough.  We were hosting some summer … More Praying for Parents

Boys and other thoughts from the sleep deprived

Until now we have had mostly girls.  Cute, funny, smart, sweet, clothes loving, shoes loving, pink loving girls.  I’ll confess, I love having girls.  I love pink and cute clothes and American Girl dolls.  I like singing and dancing, blowing bubbles and coloring.  But that is all about to change. We currently are hosting a … More Boys and other thoughts from the sleep deprived