A Warrior’s Return.

The Return to Yuga

Yesterday, our Dolly returned triumphantly to her yoga class.   If you followed Dolly’s long and winding recovery, you know that there were two things she talked about consistently as she healed.  1.  Returning to yuga and 2. Riding a horse. She did it up yesterday, checking item one off of her list.  Stay tuned Read more…

5 Years Mighty.

Mighty

This sweet boy is FIVE today.  Well, maybe six, but we’re calling it five. Mighty is your stereotypical American five-year-old.  He loves all things transportation.  For his birthday, he wanted trains.  He got them.  He loves riding his scooter, counting busses and running with his older brothers and sisters.  He will attend Kindergarten in the Read more…

Raising Counter-Cultural Kids.

I was chatting with a couple of friends recently, who also happen to parent households with greater than the average number of children, when the conversation turned to our teens/pre-teens and the amount of whining we endure from them.  It is a rite of passage, a documented stage of development, for a teenager to be Read more…

Heart to Heart with Anna.

Tomorrow at 11am CST you will have a chance to hear me speak about the miracle of adoption and, specifically, the miracle that was finding our Dolly and watching her heal. This was a big deal for me.  I consider it a huge honor to have been asked to do this, but I also feel Read more…

Summer is Made of…

Corn on the Cob & Hot Dogs-1

Corn on the cob. Hot dogs on the grill. And miracle girls. –FullPlateMom, who plans to soak it all up.