The Curious World of Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS

What if by engaging our imagination and opening our minds we could unlock the door to a world of wonders? — KURIOS, Cabinet of Curiosities Summer brings space for family activities. There are SO many other people and happenings vying for our tween’s and teen’s attention; it’s nice when we can entice them to be … Continue reading The Curious World of Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS → The post The Curious World of Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS appeared first on Lavender Luz ....more

#MicroblogMondays 42: My Fur Baby

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* Truman got a cold....more

Mental Sampler 5

I’ve dubbed this summer the Summer of Mystery....more

549th Friday Blog Roundup

I have transformed my book purchasing problem into a library problem. In the old days, I bought more books than I had time to read....more

Happy Birthday, Little Sister

A few weeks ago Boo and I got out several boxes of Missy's clothes. Most of her things had been sorted through and divided up among those who love her most back when we first lost her, but somehow these few boxes had remained....more

How Can We Open Up Our Adoption When We’ve Been Hurt So?

Quesion from a reader asking for open adoption advice: We want an open adoption to avoid a future search for birth parents by our daughter one day, and we don’t want her to have to walk this path alone or to feel like she has to do it behind our backs or without our support. … Continue reading How Can We Open Up Our Adoption When We’ve Been Hurt So? → The post How Can We Open Up Our Adoption When We’ve Been Hurt So? ...more

Infertility Sampler

People magazine is where I go for all of my life advice, and I loved a tiny aside that came up in a recent George Clooney article....more

Is That a Booger on Your Shoulder?

Infertility and Parenthood Is That a Booger on Your Shoulder? I look over at my right shoulder and noticed the ginormous nose loogie that was placed ever so innocently there. The funny thing is, that this is not the first time I have been asked this question ....more

Vacation

I'm kind of craving a real vacation.The sandy beach and tropical beach version, I mean. One involving a cabana and beach towels I don't have to wash myself.I do not have that kind of vacation planned for this summer.I'm taking the girls to my parents' house for a few days this month, and in July we are all (my parents, David, the girls, and me) DRIVING (in a rented minivan) to Pittsburgh for my brother's wedding.I know both of these trips will be fun. Or at least "fun." Haha ....more

School Trip

Speaking of reunions, I got to attend the fourth grade trip to St. Mary’s as a chaperone....more