Every year the “Trunk or Treats” in our area get bigger and bigger! Today we participated in one at our church that had hundreds of people attend! The car decorations were awesome. There were Mickey Mouse Clubhouses, Ariel and her Under the Sea home, a slumber party, Arendelle and so much more! On one of… Continue reading Trunk or Treat!
When we first began our adoption journey, I looked at it as a certain way to grow our family. In other words, I thought that once we made the decision to go this route, the adoption would definitely happen – eventually. Now I’m not so sure. The application process moved very quickly. We had all… Continue reading Will We Ever Find a Match?
Back in April we had attended a conference about adoption, and I had left that day feeling a bit frustrated. It seemed that adoption was being shown in such a negative light. At the time I wondered if people were being a bit over dramatic, or that a few people were speaking for many. In… Continue reading Yes – Adoption is a Big Deal
We love to take our dog, Pepper, for her nightly walks. Last night Olivia had even more fun, because she was collecting leaves along the way. It was actually her idea to turn these leaves into a craft, so we went with it! I’ve been trying to make more of an effort to give Olivia a… Continue reading Nature Walk and Some Festive Fall Fun!
It’s Fire Safety Week so we took the opportunity to go over some fire safety tips. We had never really talked about fire safety with Olivia because I didn’t want to scare her, but it’s really so important. Olivia now attends preschool so in addition to talking about fire safety at home, we also talked… Continue reading Fire Safety Fun