Tag: holidays

why you may not see your adoptive family friends this Easter

Another holiday is upon us, and though this is the ONE day of the year our family values and celebrates more than others because of the sheer impact it makes on our Jesus-loving hearts, it’s still a holiday.  And we still struggle a bit.  You may not see much of your adoptive or fostering family …

happy! {the Chinese New Year post}

Last year, Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year) fell on February 19th.  We arrived home on the 5th.  Needless to say, our minds were far from a celebratory mode; we were more in, “please let this child fall asleep in less time than an hour” mode.  For the record, it didn’t happen. 😉 This …

When what you think you want under the tree is a tranquilizer gun…

You don’t. I promise. I know this because I recently thought to myself, “maybe I should ask for a tranquilizer gun for Christmas…”  Not a BIG one.  Just a tiny little thing.  But enough to knock out maybe let’s say, someone in the 35-60 pound range. Because… Day One of vacation is under way, and …

a different kind of Halloween

Well, it’s over. Every year I’ve always breathed a huge sigh of relief on November 1st because, well, October 31st is over. 🙂 As per my previous posts, this year we decided to do things differently.  And, different it was. Not just for us, but I think for a bunch of people that came by… …