Accidental Step-Monster

Imagine - You have been waiting for this moment your entire life.  You practiced as a young child, mirroring what you saw in the world around you, and it’s the path that most women take.  Now here you are, looking at a little stick and seeing the two lines.  It’s positive!...more
kninthekeys Thank you so much!  It's been a strange, frustrating, and fun ride :)  In my hearts ...more

Celebrating Thanksgiving in a Blended Family

This was originally posted last year but I thought I'd share it again. This year I am again hosting Thanksgiving dinner, and this year Nico won't be with us to celebrate. He will be joining his dad and his other family and Olivia and Erica will be with us. Somehow we've gotten off our schedule. I guess it's one of the downsides of being in a blended family. I'll be thinking of Nico as I give thanks for the many blessings in my life. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.Over the river and through the woods,...more