Archive for November 2014

Holidays: How To Do It Better

Just for fun, I’m participating in this month’s¬†ChicagoNow Blogapalooz-Hour, a challenge in which we bloggers have one hour to create a blog on a selected topic. Because I have nothing better to do at 9:00 on a Wednesday night. Like laundry.¬†Tonight’s challenge: “Create a new holiday, or holidays, that you believe should exist.” This is... Read more »

Thanksgiving with Foster Kids: My Bittersweet Realization

Thanksgiving with Foster Kids: My Bittersweet Realization
About two and a half years ago I became a foster mom when my husband and I accepted our first “placement” … three siblings (in addition to our “own” two young children). Life was CRAZY. Like, super-duper crazy. I thought I was prepared for fostering, but I can now tell you with certain confidence that... Read more »