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Breakfast With Santa

When my kids were younger, I struggled to find age appropriate ways for them to learn more about the giving aspect of Santa.  This year is the first annual Children’s House International Breakfast with Santa!  Not only will this be … Continue reading

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Scratch and Dent

  When we were planning a family there were many considerations that went into deciding if we would try to have biological children.  Many children in my extended family have been born with birth defects and as an “older mom” … Continue reading

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Miracles

Why do children need families?  How can a child overcome years of neglect and inadequate medical care?  Will they ever be “normal”?  It can take 3 to 8 YEARS to see how much recovery a child can make from the … Continue reading

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Who Adopts a “Kid Like That”?

Just ask me “Who Adopts a Kid Like That?”  A seemingly innocent question.  A question inferring all children who have some type of difference or need is the same.  A question implying you have to have some sort of superpowers … Continue reading

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A Little Help for Some Friends

I have been incredibly blessed to be able to approach my fundraising goal to cover the expenses I will incur during my kidney donation.  All of the money donated has come from friends, acquaintances and outright strangers.  It is amazing … Continue reading

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Sisters of the Heart

I have two biological sisters, but I have many sisters of the heart.  Sisters of the heart are girls or women that I love as much as a sister.  They may not be related by blood but they share a … Continue reading

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