Gift Wrapping Frugally

Gift Wrapping Frugally

Are your gifts wrapped and waiting under your tree? Still shopping and pulling it all together? I have the solution to the expensive chore of Gift Wrapping… Backstory: Scott is building houses these days, and the hardwoods were complete but workers needed to...
Life is Unpredictable

Life is Unpredictable

One minute I think I have CA figured out. Everything going smoothly. She’s satisfied with me holding her or singing to music then out of no where, a meltdown happens. It is raw, desperate, and needed. Children from abandonment and brokenness have lots of pain...
In the Trenches

In the Trenches

Maybe you are wondering where I am and why I’ve been awfully quiet here on the blog. Remember my Metamorphosis of an Adopted Child series? Metamorphosis of an Adopted Child Cocooning is Critical Cocooning 2 10 Musts for Successful Cocooning Beautiful Butterflies...
Nothing is a Coincidence

Nothing is a Coincidence

Scott and I met a sweet couple on our long leg (15+ hours) from LA to Guangzhou. I was taking E&H to the bathroom for the 50th time although this time, H had just woken up from a deep sleep frightened, needing to go to the potty, and thrown up everywhere. All over...

One Thing I’ve Learned~

All the advice I have freely given to you all via this blog over the last months about adoption… It’s JUST advice! I just experienced it again over the last three weeks and most of the things I have shared fell worthless because One Thing I’ve...