“But I’d Get Too Attached.”

“But I’d Get Too Attached.”

Every foster parent hears this comment at some point, often from very well-meaning acquaintances: “I’ve totally thought about being a foster parent too!… But I’d get too attached and the kid might leave.” *Massive internal sigh.*

Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

Well, four months somehow blew right by me since my last post. Not a strong start to the year with my goal of writing at least once a month, but here we are. Full disclosure: our family life has been a hot mess – sometimes in a fun and energizing way, other times in a …

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Becoming Foster Parents (Again)

Becoming Foster Parents (Again)

I’m excited to be bouncing back to the topic of foster and adoptive parenting today. This post has been a long time coming! For those who were not aware, both of our sons were adopted from foster care. Parenting these boys has been the craziest and most amazing adventure in our lives (and our adventures …

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2020 Photo Essay

2020 Photo Essay

Inspired by a lovely photo essay from my world-traveling bestie, I decided it would make me feel slightly less bummed about the poop fest that was this past year if I assembled something similar for myself. In an effort to make this a positive venture, I have omitted photos of me at my office sweating …

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Our Summer in a Photo Essay

Our Summer in a Photo Essay

After having our summer plans ruined (as many of you did too), we started brainstorming what to do instead. We had almost 6 weeks off, and we weren’t about to spend it moping around at home. Luckily, some close family and friends had nothing better to do than host us. So off we went.