Lately, I have been distracting myself from my own insignificant problems (you know, the ones that feel REALLY significant, but are really just first world problems) with some volunteer work and chatting with some amazing mamas who are in China right now getting their babies. When they describe their feelings, fears, worries, joy, it takes […]
We’re shaking off the incognito around here. This wasn’t a decision we made lightly. It was never our intention to turn them into advocates for adoption, but that is what they’ve become naturally. They enjoy this role. They love talking to people about their family, and they never turn down a chance to be interviewed. […]
I remember coming home from a nearly five week stint in Ghana feeling grateful, but so unsettled because I knew in my heart that life would never be the same. I had gone to Ghana thinking I was doing something amazing for children who needed me. I left with two children who did need me, […]
Poppy’s first Easter with us! She really likes candy, which is no surprise. But, she enjoyed hunting for her basket, and watching all the other kids hunt for their baskets too. Once they were all found, all the kids enjoyed their goodies. –FullPlateMom, who suddenly has a craving for chocolate.
It’s Spring Break week here at FullPlate Manor. We are working on knowing our limits though, and it is beyond my ability right now to plan a vacation and execute in any sort of successful way. So, we all decided to stay home and just be. Changes are coming. Week after next Dolly will roll […]