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Join two adoptive moms as we reflect on the journey through parenthood and adoption as it relates to our two families.
Explore children’s books through the eyes of kids and an experienced children’s literature reviewer Children’s Book Reviews
Ever had one of those days?? You know, when your emotional reserves are drained and the kids all seem to be on a hair trigger, ready to explode at the slightest provocation? The kind where everyone’s Dr. Jekyll has been replaced by Mr. Hyde? In the past, I would have thought a day like this […]
We are pleased to welcome Elaine at Military Wife After God as a guest book reviewer on our site. She is a mom to four young boys and reads them many books! See Elaine’s bio below the review for more information about her. Review of the New York Times Bestseller: The Pout-Pout Fish Author: Deborah Diesen Illustrator: Dan Hanna […]
I’ve posted a couple things on Facebook about how emotionally devastating This Is Us can be for me. ALL the adoption stuff, Kate’s struggle with her weight, the episode about Dr. K losing his wife to cancer… It’s all very personal and close to home. Recently, a friend suggested that maybe I shouldn’t watch it, […]
I Love Movies. I Dislike Movie-Goers Going to the movies is a favourite date night for me. I get out of my own reality and escape into a new world. No interruptions from kids and no phone calls or knocks on the door. Movie popcorn is a secret guilty pleasure. Whispering to a friend during […]
Spring 2017 Training Opportunities! We are excited to share about two great training opportunities for parents in the Calgary area this spring! Empowered to Connect Simulcast 2017 – On April 7th and 8th, First Alliance Church is hosting the Empowered to Connect Simulcast (What is ETC? – see here for more info). This event features the […]