Sweet Shiloh.

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Meet sweet Shiloh!  Shiloh lives in China and is waiting for a family.  Yesterday, I wrote about our daughter Dolly and her complex heart.  Shiloh’s heart is equally as complex.  He is also completely uncorrected.  So, while Dolly lived to the age of 22 months with no heart help.  Shiloh is now 7-years-old.  Seven.  He Read more…

Choose HOPE.

Dolly's Heart Cath-2

For those of you who don’t follow Dolly and Poppy’s updates on Facebook, it was a big day around here yesterday.  Dolly had her heart cath, the one that would give us much needed information about her future operability.  Leading up to this procedure, she and I go and stay in a hotel because it’s Read more…

When Understanding Dawns.

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As a Pediatric Nurse, I have spent my career working with kids with chronic illnesses, some life threatening, some not, but all of them impactful on the tiny little spirit.  I’ve always tried to be cognizant of what being chronically ill does to not only the body, but to the spirit. I guess I forgot Read more…

This Old House.

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Life has been chaotic and so busy around here.  Apparently, I felt in need of a project, you know, since we’re not adopting anyone currently and there is no paperwork to be chased.  It is very apparent that we’re running out of space here in our home.  We currently have five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Read more…

More and More Every Day.

Poppy the Owl

Here’s our tiny owl on Halloween.  She has now been home 36 days.  She and I have been together for 50.  I think she is one of the 10 most precious people on this planet.  I don’t know what it’s like to have biological kids, because I’ve never done that, but I know exactly how Read more…