Overloaded

Today was one of those days.  Well actually, overall it was a good day.  Both of my boys went to camp and my daughter was in summer school.  I was able to spend a WHOLE day with my best friend.  I so needed this girlfriend time.  We had a fantastic day shopping,...

Love wanted

If you have been reading my blog posts, you will know that we have 3 children by adoption, all with varying invisible disabilities.  One of our children has been affected by childhood trauma. Before they arrived in our lives and came home to us, they had years of...

Puzzles

As I sit here writing, I reflect what it’s like to raise a child that has experienced trauma and other disabilities combined. Often I think of it as a big jigsaw puzzle, one that you’re working on but never get to see the picture first. So really, you...

Frustration on Friday

I had my day all planned out.  It was a busy one, but that was ok.  I knew where I had to be and what time, I even made sure I scheduled time to eat lunch.  The plan was get up, eat breakfast, chill a bit, open bank accounts, eat lunch, go to vision therapy, go to...