Keeping the main thing the main thing

So last week was a big week. My step son came home from his annual two month visit-his-bio-mom-in-Australia trip, my book was released August 5th, and I was on TV for a book interview for the first time. (Ok, it was just a small network in So. Bend, but it was still...

On Birthing Babies and Books

I am taking liberties with the title of this blog, because I have never actually birthed a baby. And unless God is up for another Sarah type miracle, I don’t plan to. My step son Jordan is God’s perfect gift of a child for me. However on Tuesday August 5th, I...

The Importance of giving Thanks

Did anyone else notice that Christmas decorations went up the day after Halloween? I drove into a shopping center parking lot on November 1st, and the telephone poles had morphed into candy canes. And I felt a little sad.  I love Christmas, but I’m worried that if...

When Step and Family Come Together

This was a monumental week in my life as a step mom. My step son decided to do his immigration report on his great grandpa. On my side. It’s hard to describe the feelings of warmth when your step child claims your family as his own. It’s something you never expect....
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