No Rainbows. No Butterflies. Reality of a Failed Adoption.

We were very busy in the month of May and June preparing for a little bundle of joy. A baby girl that we spent six months waiting for. A successful quick placement with a birthmother who picked us to be parents of her unborn child. A girl. I wanted a girl so badly, our whole family has boys. This was meant to be....more
SharynWhite  As an adopted child who has meet some of her bio siblings, I can honestly say being ... more

No Rainbows. No Butterflies. Reality of a Failed Adoption.

We were very busy in the month of May and June preparing for a little bundle of joy. A baby girl that we spent six months waiting for. A successful quick placement with a birthmother who picked us to be parents of her unborn child. A girl. I wanted a girl so badly, our whole family has boys. This was meant to be....more
Kamiface  I am also proud to be adopted. It's a major part of who I am. It also reflects on the ... more

No Rainbows. No Butterflies. Reality of a Failed Adoption.

We were very busy in the month of May and June preparing for a little bundle of joy. A baby girl that we spent six months waiting for. A successful quick placement with a birthmother who picked us to be parents of her unborn child. A girl. I wanted a girl so badly, our whole family has boys. This was meant to be....more
I am so sorry that you had to feel this kind of loss. I am adopted and I couldn't imagine how my ... more

We Deserve Magic Earrings, Misfits, and Rock & Roll Superheroes, Not This New 'Jem and the Holograms'

I discovered the magical hair bleaching properties of peroxide the summer of 1987. We started out using Sun-In, but soon discovered that peroxide was way cheaper. This a vital detail. Remember it. We'll come back to it in a minute. ...more
When they first said they were doing this movie, I got so excited. I wanted to take my daughter ... more

A man who makes me laugh

 I was rinsing shampoo when Mr. T came into the bathroom, looking pleased as punch. I glanced at him and he pointed to the sink where he'd placed a container of mayonnaise....more
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How do you delete a blog post?

Does anyone know how to delete a blog post? ...more
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PHOTO: My Style

A little behind again on NaBloPoMo. The photo topic of "Your Style" can mean a lot of different things. The first thing that comes to mind is fashion style. But since I just did a post on that a couple of days ago, I tried to think beyond the obvious....more
I'm like you. I got behind a little. I also capture a photos of anything that catches my eyes. ... more

The Burn in my Soul

For many years now, I've wanted to teach. I've known all along that I want to teach elementary aged kids. Specifically, I want to teach fourth grade. I started the process to gain teacher certification in Texas not long before I had the aneurysm but the total time for my full recovery combined with the fact that I lived in a house of hell, prevented me from acquiring it. ...more
Congrats on overcoming when the odds where against you. You should be extremely proud of your ... more

The Semi-Metamorphosis of Me

I signed up for Blogher a while ago and my plan was to always participate in their NaBloPoMo.  But, let's be honest here...writing a post a day is kind of tough for me.  (As I'm writing now, I have my king nursing on one boob, "doorbelling" the other boob, and doing I'm-not-sure-what with some side boob.)  Luckily, May's NaBloPoMo's theme is "Photos".  Yay!  I can do this!!! ...more
It's amazing what pregnancy can do for some of us. My first was a boy  and that truly showed ... more

What's Happening in Baltimore Is About More Than Freddie Gray

I won't condone violence against police or peaceful protesters. I can't....more
I have shared your post with my facebook friends, some are with me in educating the masses about ... more
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