I heard Jax wake up this morning and run right into the kitchen. He wants to be a “big kid” so I crept out of my bed, and very quietly hovered in the hallway so he didn’t know I was watching. I thought he might try to spray paint my… Continue reading »
What I have here is a box full of plans for a kid that I don’t have. Some days, like today, it makes me sad.
Dear Mom in the Waiting Room, I didn’t see you at first. What I noticed as we walked in was a young, laughing girl spinning around with a stuffed animal at the end of her outstretched arms. She had that kind of pure laugh that made me smile just hearing it. We were there… Continue reading »
Happy 4th, my lovely readers. Happy 4th. We are braving the great big typical world this weekend with a staycation at a local resort. There will be swim-up movies, a water balloon toss, t-shirt decorating, hoola hoop contests – this sounds like kid heaven. My son is going to love this. And… Continue reading »
I see these lists all the time. WHAT NOT TO SAY…to an Adoptive Parent, to an Autism Mom, to Kids with Scars, to People Wearing Blue Shirts. (Are you a smurf? I kid, I kid, but I kinda sorta feel we’re one HuffPost piece away from this.) I have a Chinese… Continue reading »