Tag Archives: motherhood

How to tick off a Mama Bear with 5 little words

“Did you have them tested?” she asked. “Tested for WHAT?!” I replied while secretly hoping she wouldn’t say what I thought she would say. But alas, she did. “You know… to make sure they aren’t… (whispers) ‘crazy‘ before you decided … Continue reading

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Did I do good, Mama?!

This was the question my daughter asked me on report card day. She was so proud to have gotten her report card and couldn’t wait to show it to me. I glanced down at the stack of papers. I am … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girl

This past week at work I had three 3rd grade girls in my office together. The oldest saw a picture of my daughters and exclaimed, “They look NOTHING like you!” I explained that is because they are Hispanic and I … Continue reading

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Dear Mom

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Forever Family

On March 4, 2016 Dropping Anchors Mama, Jay, adopted her youngest son Elijah. We have been over the moon excited for them and their family. This excitement has started to reach many, many other people. Elijah’s adoption announcement was shared … Continue reading

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5 things I learned after losing my biological and adoptive moms

It’s been 15 years since I lost my first mom and three months since I lost my second mom. Losing one mom teaches you so much, but losing two? That’s a whole new perspective. Here are five things I have learned … Continue reading

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For this child I prayed…

…And so it was that she, having waited long and endured patiently, realized and obtained what God had promised… ~Hebrews 6:15   {necklace: The Adopt Shoppe}     {photo credit: Real Promises Photography} My family’s story starts out many, many moons ago; … Continue reading

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