Adoption

Adoption was always in the plan for building our large family. We adopted children 6 and 9 (both newborns exposed to drugs and alcohol in utero) and three teens from Liberia, West Africa. It has been a wild, rocky ride, but we feel very blessed with our large family.

At the Lake

Mordecai has a real flair for jumping off the swings! Yesterday we finally had another beautiful summer day. They’ve been few and far between this year, so we try to take advantage of every one. Hezekiah’s a wee bit more practical and straightforward in his jumping. And Avi. You, my dear friends, are always up …

At the Lake Read More »

My Tucker…

is cuter than your Tucker! Sorry, with a face like this, I just couldn't resist. No offense if you happen to have your own Tucker at home. I'm sure he's very handsome as well! My  Tucker is 5 and a half years old. Brown eyed and chipped-toothed. He's wild and crazy as ever. Eager to …

My Tucker… Read More »

ZOOB

I've talk a lot here about how Chuck and I favor a few quality toys over tons of cheap toys.  Or tons of quality toys, for that matter. We have fewer toys in our whole house than most families with one or two children that I've met. That's by design, not accident. So when I …

ZOOB Read More »