At 10 pm, the phone rings.  It's the placement supervisor from our foster care agency. “Hey Cory. Are you up to taking an emergency placement tonight?” My husband and I had gotten our two bio daughters to sleep and we were...
For the single momma out there: Be encouraged. Keep going. You are not alone! Like most parents, you work as hard as you can. Managing schedules. Giving guidance, instruction, and hugs. Making meals, cleaning spills, refereeing squabbles. Negotiations with little humans...
Do you want to hear a story? My husband and I are having a house built. We know of a family that goes to our son's school who also lives in the neighborhood. We were over checking on the progress...
Hey mama,  I know you’re on the eve of a new year and a new decade. In 2020, we'll have Valentine's Day on a Friday and both the 4th of July and Halloween on a Saturday. How exciting!  Except 2020 is...
A few months ago, I wrote a piece where in it I staked my claim on carving out margin. Mothering older kids seems to be a constant battle of “what can I make time for today?" But now everything...
A few months ago, we opened our home to our first foster care placement. We had completed hours of training, mounds of paperwork, had a thorough inspection of our home, and told our life stories to our chosen agency....
Parenting or being a full-time caregiver to a child with a medical or mental-health diagnosis or disability is hard. It is stressful. It is exhausting.  Before I go any further, let me preface this by saying:  I am a parent to...
“Support the Military.” I’ve lost track of how often that phrase is thrown around — it’s easily used.  With simple acts, such as wearing red on Fridays or placing a green light in your outdoor house light, it's easy for...
This too shall pass… This is a life motto I learned many years ago in a story told around a campfire at summer camp. It has carried me through times both good and bad. It serves as a reminder that...
Moms... Have you noticed how people drive these days? It's like we got out from under the "Stay at Home" order and everyone is suddenly 15 minutes late to their grocery pickup appointment. If you turn on the TV, commentators...

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