Waiting for the Circus was born from a blog that I started writing August 2010, after my oldest son started kindergarten. It was a chance for me to get my feelings and stories out in written form to document his kindergarten days, as well as the rest of our days around that. What ended up happening was my discovery that it is fun to write about anything and everything that happens upon my family and I....more
This is the story of a young mother's journey through breast cancer and beyond.
I was a happy, 28 year old, mother of two and nursing student, when my husband found a lump in my breast. I knew that I should get it checked, but decided I was too busy and didn't have the time to deal with it. Three months later, just after graduation, I finally made an appointment. Although my doctor felt it was probably nothing, he sent me for testing....more
My blog is about our journey to parenthood through domestic adoption. I also talk about infertility and my radical hysterectomy because of endometrial cancer. I run a before and after school program for school-age children and post about that every once in a while. I have done some reviews of adoption related children's books that I own....more