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Elliott Makes Four

I was brushing my teeth when Faye came into our bathroom sporting a stern look on her face, hands out wide she scolded me, “Mama your phone ringing. You need to answer your phone.” I smiled at her sweet reprimand assuming that it was actually Mat’s phone that was ringing. No one calls me at […]

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Time Out From Faye

Eyes streaked with tears and hands planted just a touch too high to be on her hips, Faye set her eyes squarely on mine and pointed to the floor. “You need to go to time out, Mama. Sit right there in your shirt.” Yesterday afternoon I pushed Faye too far. The result? I was to […]

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Adoption Agency Update – It’s Not About Me

We’ve been living in the world of radio silence from our adoption agency. We turned everything in, did the home study, had the interviews and it was time to wait. The silence was working for me. We didn’t email, call, or text the agency–who wants to be the pesky parents before the baby even shows up? […]