All posts tagged: grief

Good News

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Adoption / Foster Care / General Musings

There are so many posts I’ve been planning to write, and just haven’t found the time or motivation. But today we got good news, and I had to share. E’s lawyer called to tell us that the judge terminated the rights of E’s biological parents. This is a HUGE step toward finalizing his adoption. We’re not out of the woods yet, though. Both parents still have 30 days to appeal the decision. I hope they […]

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, […]