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Money Worries

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Spirit Talk / Wrestling with Angels

Well, thanks to the state of NH and their crazy-weird “no one has ever heard of this before” policy regarding inter-state foster transfers and health coverage, my “just going to be ok” new call compensation package is now a “holy shit how am I going to pay bills” mess. The fact that I went ahead and got us a dog without crunching the numbers first just adds to my sense of failure/inadequacy. What happened was […]

Parenting With No Expectations

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Adoption / Foster Care / Nuts & Bolts / Spirit Talk

I recently read this blog post by Michelle Duggar. Now, Michelle may be a controversial figure, and while I don’t totally agree with her theologically, I do think that as far as parenting, she knows a thing or two. She has 19 children, all of whom seem (at least on television) to be respectful, loving, and well-rounded individuals. So when she offers parenting tips, I pay attention. This particular one, that we give up expectations, […]